Financial Transparency

Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) operates utilizing a fiscal year beginning July 1st and ending June 30 of the following year.  In addition, BFA uses a modified accrual method of accounting and is aligned with the Colorado Department of Education’s Chart of Accounts.  Financial statements are reviewed and monitored by their governing Board of Directors as well as a Finance Committee with a minimum of 3 parent representatives on a monthly basis. 

The Finance Committee works with BFA's Business Manager in overseeing the BFA's budget and audits.  Member's bios can be found here.  

If you would like to inquire about financial information, please contact us at

Ben Franklin Academy Financials

Annual Budgets

Audited Financial Statements

Quarterly Unaudited Statements

Monthly Credit Card Statements

Monthly Check Registers

Investment Performances Statements

Investment Statements Reserves

Yearly Snapshots:  Student Enrollment for 2013-2014

Student Enrollment: 859
Employees: 125
General Operating Budget: $6,574,001

Student Enrollment: 767
Employees: 92
General Operating Budget: $5,766,703

Student Enrollment: 646
Employees: 80
General Operating Budget: $4,602,465

External Sites:
Douglas County School District - Financial Transparency
Colorado Department of Education Website

Financial Policies & Procedures
BFA's Employee Leave and Compensation Policy can be found on page 6 of the Employee Handbook.