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Pupil Accounting

Oakland Schools Pupil Accounting Department provides assistance in all aspects of accountability for students in Oakland County.

Assist Public Schools in:

Pupil Accounting

Provides assistance in improving accountability of student populations to all public schools upon request, need, and/or mandate.


Assists public schools with children who do not attend school regularly and promotes positive attendance using the 3As - Attendance, Attachment, and Achievement.

School Resource Officer

Shares school safety information provided by the Oakland County Prosecutor with public schools.

Important Dates:

Count Day is October 5, 2022

Ten School days: October 19, 2022
Thirty Calendar days: November 4, 2022
Forty-five calendar days: November 19, 2022
Due to ISD and Certified to State: November 9, 2022

Count Day is February 8, 2023

Ten School days: February 22, 2023
Thirty Calendar days: March 10, 2023
Forty-five calendar days: March 25, 2023
Due to ISD and Certified to State: March 15, 2023


Carolyn Claerhout

Manager of District and Pupil Services

Tierre Cook-Howell

Pupil Accounting Auditor

Gillian Dowding

Pupil Corporate District Services Specialist

Ginny Taylor

Data Compliance Specialist - Pupil Services

Nora Whyte

Pupil Accounting Auditor

Michelle Zerial

Pupil Accounting Auditor


  • Guardianship
  • Individualized In-services
  • Nonpublic Membership Report
  • Pupil Membership Audits
  • Residency
  • Michigan School Data System
  • Summaries and Surveys
  • Workshops