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Operations Inventory Memo

In preparation of the annual single audit performed by our external audit firm, Audit Services requested inventory counts from various departments. Some variances were identified with MPS' Operations Warehouse and a memo was transmitted which can be read here


Their response was timely and can be viewed here.

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Memo - Summer school teachers recording future hours

In June 2018, Audit Services was asked to review time records for summer school teachers at one site as there was concern that teachers were recording hours worked in Time Clock Plus (TCP) prior to the work being performed. You can see the memo addressing it here.

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Graduation Rate Audit Report Released

In recent years, Mesa Public Schools’ (MPS) graduation rate has performed below peer averages but is comparable to state averages. The largest percentage of non-graduates are due to having insufficient credits. Read the report here.

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Mission and Vision

Audit Services is committed to improving operations across Mesa  Public Schools.

With an objective and comprehensive approach to evaluating systems and identifying opportunities, we empower and collaborate with stakeholders to create dynamic and  sustainable solutions.

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Audit Committee

The audit committee is composed of three member of the public body and act as an independent liaison between the Governing Board, Superintendent and the internal and external audit functions.


Audit Plan (PDF)

This includes proposed and expected internal/external audits to be conducted for the year beginning in July and ending in June.


The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or CAFR is published yearly by our external auditing firm to comply with the state mandate of an annual single audit with a complete set of financial statements. In addition, this page contains the Compliance Questionnaire and Single Audit Reports.

External Audits

External audits are conducted by outside agencies. A compliance audit is performed annually while others may be performed at different intervals.


Internal Audits

Internal audits are conducted by Mesa Public Schools. These are based on the recommendations of the Audit Committee.


Presentations & Trainings

Various presentations and trainings provided by Audit Services categorized by topic.


Director of Audit Services, CPA

Ken Alexander (480) 472-0132


Internal Auditor

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