Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2016 | Page 6

MISD Receives Superior Grade in State’s Financial Rating System F Members of the MISD Business & Financial Services Department were recognized for their achievements at the November school board meeting. or the 14th consecutive year, Mansfield ISD has upheld its excellence in financial accountability by earning a Superior rating in the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST). School FIRST is designed to encourage Texas public schools to better manage their financial resources to provide the maximum allocation possible for direct instructional purposes. The rating is based upon budgetary and actual financial data, along with an analysis of staff and student data reported for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Mansfield ISD passed all 15 indicators that were measured. The district received an A or Superior rating, which is the highest score possible. Each Texas school district is required to prepare an annual financial accountability report for School FIRST. www .the LV project. org THE LV PROJECT IS ALL ABOUT BUOYANCY. DURING SWIM SEASON, WE FOCUS ON DROWNING PREVENTION PROJECTS. THE REST OF THE YEAR, WE SHIFT TO PROJECTS THAT HELP PEOPLE LIVE A BUOYANT LIFE. 4 Mansfield School & Family