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NSW public school funds available as at December (2013-2015) - Discontinued

Schools are accountable to the Department of Education and to the school community for how funds are spent to deliver educational programs.

Data Notes:

  • Most NSW public schools operate and maintain their own bank accounts. There are 229 schools that operate under a single bank account arrangement as a result of the implementation of the Learning Management and Business Reform and Local Schools, Local Decisions programs.

  • The majority of funds held at any point in the school year are used for the delivery of educational programs, payment of operational costs, replacement of equipment and purchase of additional assets. The 229 schools also receive a budget for their permanent staff costs.

  • The majority of schools operate only one bank account. However some schools operate additional accounts for investment purposes or for the establishment of school library or building funds which need to be kept separate for tax deductibility purposes.

  • This dataset has been temporarily discontinued.

Data Source:

  • Schools Finance Directorate. NSW Department of Education.

Data and resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title NSW public school funds available as at December (2013-2015) - Discontinued
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency annual
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/04808cb3-d673-37b8-8ab1-ea871007ef26
Date Published 2016-01-22
Date Updated 2020-07-29
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
Data Services <data.services@det.nsw.edu.au>
Temporal Coverage 2013-01-01 - 2015-12-31
Geospatial Coverage NSW81093: New South Wales
Theme Education and Training
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Data Portal NSW Education Data Hub
Publisher/Agency NSW Department of Education
Data Level School-level