The article discusses the issues of financial management in the general education schools. The major focus is on the convenient expenditures of allocated funds, the implementation of state educational standards through the proper distribution of educational costs, the competitive progress of school graduates in the local and international education sphere and labor markets, as well as the formation of students as individuals. The issues related to the establishment of competitive environment in education system, stimulating  development processes and innovations in schools, strengthening financial independence as one of the essential directions in the organization and planning of education and the widespread execution of per capita funding (the voucher system) in schools tested in international practice are investigated. A series of parameters taken into the consideration in the process of productive management of financial resources in the general education schools and planning of per capita financing system are indicated, afterwards the principles of reported process are listed and simultaneously the results to be achieved are expressed.