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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

South Orangetown Central School District – Claims Processing (2016M-104)

Released: June 24, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to examine the District’s claims auditing process for the period July 1, 2014 through January 13, 2016.


The South Orangetown Central School District is located in the Town of Orangetown in Rockland County. The District, which operates four schools with approximately 3,170 students, is governed by an elected five-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year were approximately $86 million.

Key Finding

  • District officials have established effective procedures to ensure that claims are adequately documented and supported, are for legitimate District purposes and are approved prior to payments.

Key Recommendations

  • There were no recommendations as a result of this audit.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email:
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236