Fort Cherry School District Business Office
The Business Office of the Fort Cherry School District is located in the Administration offices in the Elementary Center. It is under the leadership of Mrs. Mary Burford, Business Manager. The Business Office is responsible for all financial affairs of the District. This includes the preparation of the annual budget (PDE-2028), annual financial report (PDE-2057), accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, purchasing, and employee benefits. The Business Office acts as the liaison with the local tax collectors and assists in the negotiation of employee contracts and facility building projects.
The Business Office also includes Personnel and Student Accounting and general registration. PIMS, Pennsylvania Information Management System, is PDE's statewide longitudinal data system which enhances the school district's capacities to meet student-level data reporting requirements from the state and provide robust decision support tools. The District's Business Office manages and administers all PIMS data collections throughout each school year. This includes managing student information as well as registering and enrolling all new students into the District.