The Texas Education Agency produces a variety of financial reports throughout the year. These reports provide information on school district financial compliance, school district budgets and spending, state funding, TEA expenditures, and the Texas Permanent School Fund.
Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas
These reports provide an overview of each district's financial accountability status known as the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) rating. The state's school financial accountability rating system ensures that Texas public schools are held accountable for the quality of their financial management practices and that they improve those practices.
PEIMS Financial Reports
This page a provides information and links to a number of different Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) financial reports.
PEIMS Financial Data Downloads
You can access detailed Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) budget and actual financial data from this page. Financial Data Downloads.
School Finance Reports & Data
These reports and data sources provide information on the state funding that districts receive and how that funding is calculated.
Popular TEA Financial Reports
TEA payment reports, overseen by the agency's Accounting division, show payments made by TEA to school districts, charter schools and other entities. The Foundation School Program Payment Ledger, overseen by the agency's State Funding division, provides access to a number of financial reports, such as the Summary of Finances report.
Texas Permanent School Fund
The Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF), a multi-billion dollar education endowment, was created with a $2,000,000 appropriation by the Texas Legislature in 1854 expressly for the benefit of the Texas public schools.
Where the Money Goes
The Comptroller of Public Accounts page provides information on how Texas state agencies, colleges, universities and other institutions are spending your tax dollars right down to the pens and pencils