The Gold Standard in Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

For 50 years, the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE) has honored school districts for their high-quality Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).

Transparency and quality financial information are critical in today’s education environment, so there’s never been a better time to prepare an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and apply for the COE.

Preparing an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and Applying for the COE…

  • Show your community that your district is committed to transparent stewardship of public funds.
  • Improve your financial reporting with review comments from school finance professionals.
  • Are viewed by credit-rating agencies as positive factors in decision making.

Resources to Help Prepare Your Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

Apply for the COE

Latest News

GASB Changes Name of Report to "Annual Comprehensive Financial Report"

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued a pronouncement that changes the name of the most extensive report prepared following its standards to the annual comprehensive financial report or ACFR. Until now, the name applied to those reports was the comprehensive annual financial report.

To read more about the name and acronym change, click here.


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