The Lakeland School System Finance Department is responsible for management of the district’s fiscal affairs, which include budgeting, financial reporting, fixed asset management, school finance oversight, purchasing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
Lakeland School System is considered a special revenue fund of the City of Lakeland by the State of TN, and both the School Board and Board of Commissioners annually approve the budget.
For questions, please call 901-867-5412 or use the staff email links below.
The Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) public school funding formula replaced Basic Education Program (BEP) funding effective July 1, 2023. As part of TISA, T.C.A. § 49-3-112 requires each school district, starting in the 2023-24 school year, to submit an annual accountability report to the Tennessee Department of Education. Please direct any questions or comments to Tammy Wilson, Federal Programs Supervisor.