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A Focus on Strong Finances

We believe in ensuring a strong long-term financial position through lean, debt-free operations, self-built systems, and attractive but conservative compensation. Enrollment growth is essential for the overall financial health of Method Schools, but we focus on moderate, scalable annual enrollment growth.

The role of the finance team is to make it happen by safeguarding Method's funds and assets. Our objectives for 2022-23 include:
81% Percentage of Funds Spent on Instruction

Continued Financial Stability and Support for Growth

Improve Budgeting Process and Reporting

Increased Internal Controls

Improve Finance Reporting and Transparency

Our Pillars of Fiscal Strength

Our points of focus allow us to focus on the student, not the institution.

Solvency
Solvency

Our schools are strong financially, and we're continually rated highly by auditors and other reviewers.

Accountability
Accountability

We're financially accountable to students, their families, our staff, and the taxpayers at large.

Transparency
Transparency

You deserve to know every detail about the school your child attends. That’s why we are as transparent as possible and update you on how our online learning programs work.

Scalability
Scalability

Growing at a pace that allows us to make good decisions means our students (and staff) win.

Rainy day fund
Rainy day fund

Our rainy day fund allows us to provide top end services to our students uninterrupted in times of uncertainty.

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Zero debt

Having no debt allows us to put more funds toward instruction in the form of lower class sizes and Student Success Managers.

Resilience
Resilience

Laws and market conditions change - often to the detriment of students. We provide stability and growth in times of uncertainty.

Finance Leadership Team

Questions? Email finance@methodschools.org or use the form below.

Mark Holley
Mark Holley

Chief Business Officer

Mark is the co-founder of Edhype, in addition to founding Meth...

Mark Holley
Mark Holley

Chief Business Officer

Mark is the co-founder of Edhype, in addition to founding Method Schools and SmartFox. He has been working in the marketing and finance areas of K-12 education for two decades, including experience leading teams at charter schools, a school district, and a K-12 industry corporation. Finding new ways to solve age-old K-12 problems is one of his work passions. He holds a B.S. in Business from Utah Valley University and an MBA from Brigham Young University.

Mark resides in Southern California, where he’s happily married and has two adult children and one teenager. In his spare time he’s often enjoying the California sun on his mountain bike or is out with his black lab Apollo.

Stefanie Bryant, CPA
Stefanie Bryant, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Stefanie is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Method School...

Stefanie Bryant, CPA
Stefanie Bryant, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Stefanie is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Method Schools and SmartFox K-12. She has worked in public accounting, the private sector and most recently as the CFO of a public school district in Utah. She holds a Masters in Accounting from the University of Utah and is a Certified Public Accountant.

New to the Method/SmartFox team in the summer of 2021, Stefanie is excited to work at Method Schools and SmartFox K-12 in the dynamic arena of on-line K-12 education. Trips to the Caribbean chasing salt water fish on a fly, are at the top of her non-work priorities

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Fiscal Year 2020-21
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2014-15
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LA
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LA
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LA
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LA
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LAK8
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Approved Fiscal Year Budget HS
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LAK8
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Approved Fiscal Year Budget HS
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Approved Fiscal Year Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Approved Fiscal Year Budget LAK8
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Approved Fiscal Year Budget HS
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2014-15
Method Schools First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2014-15
Method Schools Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2019 Audit Engagement Letter
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools, LAK8 P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method High, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools, LAK8 P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method High, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method High, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LAK8 P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method High, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools, LAK8 P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method High, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools, LAK8 P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LAK8 P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year All
3020 Yearly Budget
Fiscal Year All
3030 Financial Statements and Supplementary Information
Fiscal Year 2018-19
EPA Resolution: Method Schools LA, FY 19
Fiscal Year 2018-19
EPA Resolution: Method Schools, FY 19
Fiscal Year 2020-21
EPA Resolution: Method Schools LA, FY 21
Fiscal Year 2020-21
EPA Resolution: Method Schools, FY 21
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution: Method Schools LA, FY 22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution: Method Schools, FY 22
Fiscal Year 2019-20
LCAP: 2019-20 Method Schools, LA
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LCAP: 2019-20 Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2021-22
LCAP: 2021-22 Method Schools, LA
Fiscal Year 2021-22
LCAP: 2021-22 Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2020-21
LCP: Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2020-21
LCP: Method Schools, LA
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools, LA First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools, LA First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Method Schools, LA First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools, LA First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA HS First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA K8 First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LA HS First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LA K8 First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools, LA K8 First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools, LA HS First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2014-15
Method Schools, LA HS First Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools, LA Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools, LA Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Method Schools, LA Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools, LA Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA HS Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LA HS Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools, LA HS Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-16
Method Schools, LA K8 Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LA K8 Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA K8 Second Interim Budget
Fiscal Year All
Purchasing Procedures
Fiscal Year All
3040 Investment Policy
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution: Method Schools LA, 21-22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution: Method Schools, 21-22
Fiscal Year 2022-23
Approved 22-23 Fiscal Year Budget, Method LA
Fiscal Year 2022-23
Approved 22-23 Fiscal Year Budget Method Schools
Fiscal Year All
3050 Asset/Equipment Care and Return Policy
Fiscal Year All
3060 Vehicle Use Policy
Fiscal Year 2020-21
2020Tax Form 990
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018 Tax Form 990
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019 Tax Form 990
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021 Tax Form 990
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method Schools Adopted Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools P Annual
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method LA P Annual
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method Schools LCAP
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method LA LCAP
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method LA Adopted Budget
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 1st Interim Budget Report, Method LA
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 1st Interim Budget Report, Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 2nd Interim Budget Report, Method LA
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 2nd Interim Budget Report, Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2022-23
EPA Resolution: Method Schools, FY23
Fiscal Year 2022-23
EPA Resolution: Method LA, FY23
Fiscal Year All
3010 Business Operations Policy
Fiscal Year All
Purchasing Procedures
Fiscal Year 2022-23
Final Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 1st Interim Budget Report, Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 1st Interim Budget Report, Method LA
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