Ajo Unified School District
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Financial Services

Financial Services supports all areas of the district. The department manages the budget and oversees the fiscal operations of the district. Financial Services is also responsible for compiling any financial data and completing the state mandated budget forms, annual financial reports, and federal and state projects reports.

This department also manages the purchasing of supplies, materials and files all requests for quotations, formal written quotations, and sealed bids for the district.

Financial Services Staff

Venus Gallerani
Finance Director
(520) 387-3151
(520) 387-6545 Fax

Arcelia Munoz
Finance Clerk
(520) 387-3151
(520) 387-6545 Fax

finance Information

Follow these links for details about district budget information. This page also contains links to annual financial reports.

  • Proposed budget: Per ARS 15-905.C
    The Ajo Schools Governing Board shall publish a copy of the proposed budget or the summary of the proposed budget and a notice of the public hearing and board meeting no later than ten days before the meeting. The 2023 proposed budget and summary approved on June 8, 2022, can be found in the links above. The 2023 budget hearing and 2023 budget adoption will be for July 13, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at Ajo School's board room, 111 N. Well Rd., Ajo, AZ 85321 and notice of the hearing can be found here.  
  • School districts in Arizona are required by the auditor general's office to submit financials to an approved auditor each year. Major district accounting and finance related duties and responsibilities, including attendance, purchasing, bussing, bank accounts, and budgeting are audited with the Uniform System of Financial Records for Arizona School Districts. View the report for the 2019-2020 academic year. 
  • Annual Financial Reports: These reports detail expenditures and revenue for each school year. Our fiscal year is from July 1 through June 30 each year. For any questions, please call (520) 387-5618 or email Angelina.
  • Pima County School Superintendent Financial Transparency: All financial transaction information for school districts in Pima County that have requested assistance in providing the public with financial transparency data.
  • Arizona Tax Credit Information: The financial services department keeps a record of the funds we receive through tax credit donations. 
  • Average Teacher Salaries: Per Arizona Revised Statues 15-904.E, all school districts must publish the average annual salary of their current and previous year teachers. For more information, please contact the district office at (520) 387-5618.