District Publications: State of the District 2018-19 - Page 10

FISCAL Responsibility Mansfield ISD has consistently been awarded the highest recognitions for its commitment to fiscal integrity, responsibility and transparency. MISD received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) and the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). The awards were given for MISD’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The district has also received the highest grade every year in the state’s School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST), which ensures that Texas public schools are held accountable for the quality of their financial management practices. VISION STATEMENT: MISD’s Business & Financial Services Department strives to conserve resources to focus on student success. 8 | 2018-2019 #WEAREMISD