About the Office of the Treasurer & Financial Services
The Office of the Treasurer and Chief Financial
Officer encompasses a multitude of responsibilities and roles that include:
- Accurately tracking and reporting of the District's financial accounts and
- Managing a bi-monthly payroll of more than 800 full- and part-time employees;
- The protection of assets within the District’s 13 buildings,* as well as serving as the official GJPS records custodian as outlined by the Ohio Revised Code.
Each task is essential to the fiscal
health of the district,
accountability to the community, and the support of academic
achievement for every student.
About Treasurer/CFO Julio Valladares, MBA
Julio Valladares has served as the Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer
for GJPS since March 2003. He essentially serves as a
fiscal adviser, providing sound leadership to assist the GJPS Board of
Education and the administrative team in numerous decision-making
processes based on available resources and current economic factors.
Previously, he served as an assistant treasurer with Xenia Community Schools and as a fixed asset accountant with the AAA Ohio Auto Club. He received
his undergraduate degree and master’s degree from Franklin University.
Valladares is a member of the Ohio School Board Association
, the Ohio
Association of School Business Officials
, the Government Finance
, and an advisory committee member with the Central Ohio Technical College's
Financial Reports to the Community
614-478-5534 | Fax: 614-478-5568
• Asst. Treasurer: Lynn Starner
• Secretary: Jan Hooper
Classified & Substitute Employees
Payroll & Benefit
Kristel Harrell: 614-479-1312
Certificated & Admin. Employees
• Kay Melaragno: 614-416-5696
Of the16 area school districts, GJPS has the third-lowest average levy millage rate. Similarly, GJPS operates within a lean FY2012 general fund expense budget of $78.3 million.
— Source: Franklin County Auditor’s Office
FY2012 State of the Schools Presentation
| Student Enrollment (Oct. 2012)
| Franklin County Tax Rates (Collection Year 2013)
| 5-Year Financial Forecast (FY2013-2017) | 3-Year Revenue/Expenditures, by Category (FY2012 per pupil $10,738
| GCS FY2013 Revenues & Expenditures
| GJPS Tax Budget (FY2013-2014)
Annual Financial Newsletter Snapshot & Financial Overview Newsletter | | (2-page)
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) | |
- The fiscal year is July 1 through June 30 and is denoted by the year in that it ends. | FY2012 | FY2011 | FY2010 |
The GJPS Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is an independently audited and often exceeds
generally accepted accounting principles. It is comprised of three major
sections: introductory, financial and statistical. FY2012 | FY2011 | FY2010 | FY2009 |
Additional Resource Links
* Gahanna-Jefferson Buildings
1 Central Administration Office Building | 1 School Bus Compound and Garage | 1 Central Maintenance Compound | 7 Elementary School Buildings | 3 Middle School Buildings | Lincoln High HS (Clark Hall, Hamilton Hall, Jefferson Hall, and Lincoln Hall) | Click here to learn more about each of our schools.