A report by the Division of Legislative Audit on athletic expenditures in a selection of school districts was presented for fiscal 2010. A summary:
Total athletic expenditures reported to ADE before review adjustments for the 45 school districts tested were $20.5 million.
Total athletic expenditures after review adjustments were $20.8 million. Athletic expenditures were underreported a total $920,414 at 18 districts and over reported $628,029 at 21 other districts resulting in a total net adjustment of $292,385 (1.4%).
Expenditures for 15 of 45 districts reviewed were adjusted in excess of 10% as a result of our review. The total amount of
Expenditures for 15 of 45 districts reviewed were adjusted in excess of 10% as a result of our review. Adjustments for these districts ranged from $9,443 at the Sloan- Hendrix School District to $292,591 at the Mountain Home School District and a range of 11.7% at the Midland School District to 178.6% at the Armorel School District.