Business & Finance

NOTE: Required documents concerning budgets, contracts and other financial information are located on our District Financial Information page


District 401's Business Office is responsible for overseeing the District's finances, operations, and buildings and grounds.

Mr. James P. Jennings is District 401's Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations / Chief School Business Official (CSBO).


The Business Office's financial responsibilities include the following: 

► Budget 
► Accounts Payable
► Student Activities
► Registration of Students
► Accounts Payable
► Workers' Compensation


The Business Office's responsibilities for operations include the following programs and services: 

Before- and After-School Extended Care (BASEC)

Food Service / National School Lunch Program

High School Summer Academy (APEX)

K-8 Summer Academy



Buildings & Grounds

The Business Office's responsibilities for buildings and grounds include the following:  

► All Maintenance and Cleaning
► Construction Project Management
► Fire Protection & Security
► Risk Management
► Scheduling of Fields and Building Use

Mr. Joseph Sierra is head of the Buildings & Grounds Department. A full listing of Buildings & Grounds personnel can be found in the following directories:

► Buildings & Grounds Staff — Listed by Name

► Buildings & Grounds Staff — Listed by Department

For More Information

To learn more about the District's business and financial operations, please visit the pages and documents listed below.

Budget | Fiscal Year 2019

Contract | Elmwood Park Custodian/Maintenance Association | 2015-20

Contract | Elmwood Park Educational Team | 2017-20

Contract | Elmwood Park PSRP Council | 2017-19

District Financial Information | Required Documents

EIS Salary and Benefits Report

IMRF Total Compensation Packages Over $75,000

Shared Services Report

Stevens Amendment

Vendor Contracts