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The ASBO International's Meritorious Budget Award has Been Given to Seven Missouri Districts

School districts that apply for the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) or the Pathway to the MBA understand the importance of presenting an accessible and accurate budget to build trust and clear communication with stakeholders.

Applying for the MBA promotes your district:

  • Skills in developing an effective budget presentation.
  • Compliance with clear budget presentation guidelines.
  • Commitment to the community through a reader-friendly budget.
  • Communication between departments to develop short- and long-term strategies.


The following school districts have been awarded the MBA award for the 2019-20 year. 

  • City of St. Charles School District
  • Francis Howell R-III School District
  • Raymore-Peculiar School District
  • Rockwood R-VI School District
  • Columbia Public Schools
  • Park Hill School District
  • Ritenour School District


According to ASBO, these seven best exemplified an elite group of districts.  

Add your school district to the growing list of districts that have earned the MBA. New to this program? Start with the introductory Pathway program to begin your legacy of budget excellence!

Apply today!