Policy Guidance for Title I, Part A - Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies

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Example of Ranking Schools & Allocating Funds in an LEA Serving Schools Below 35% Poverty (125% Rule Applies)

Example 1 Note: Totals may not add due to rounding. 11-May-95
Per-Pupil 125% Calculation: To determine the amount per child, divide the LEA's allocation ($2,366,381) by its total number of children from low-income families (2,618) to arrive at an amount per poverty child ($903.89). Multiply this amount by 1.25 to determine the minimum per-child payment ($1,12986) for each attendance area (see table below).
LEA Allocation
Count of Children from Low-Income Families
$ Per Poverty Child
$2,366,381 Divided By 2,618 = $903.89 X 125% = $1,129.86

Total Title I Allocation for LEA $2,366,381
Reservations
    Neglected - $10,000
    1% parent involvement - $23,664
    Homeless - $10,000
    Administration, including capital expenses - $184,909


Remaining amount to be distributed to schools $2,137,808

ALLOCATION TO ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

Total Enrollment Children from Low-Income Families: Public Children from Low-Income Families: Private Total Percent Poor Eligible Schools
1=Yes
0=No
Minimum Attendance Area Allocation (No. Poor X $1,129.86) Attendance Area Allocation (1) Allocation Generated By Public School Poor Children Allocation Generated By Public School Poor Children (2)
LEA Total 14,059 2,550 68 2,618 LEA AVG. 18.62% 8 $1,875,569 $2,137,808 $2,083,719 $54,089
Attendance Area
Valley View 696 265 8 273 39.22% 1 $308,919 $351,579 $341,277 $10,303
Violet Hill 870 287 5 292 33.56% 1 $329,919 $376,048 $369,609 $6,439
Elemwood 951 260 15 275 28.92% 1 $310,712 $354,155 $334,837 $19,318
Oakdale MS 276 78 0 78 28.26% 1 $88,129 $100,451 $100,451 $0
Hobson 601 124 6 130 21.63%1 1 $146,882 $167,419 $159,692 $7,727
Davis 1,134 227 3 230 20.28% 1 $259,868 $296,202 $292,339 $3,864
Takoma HS 1,080 201 5 206 19.07% 1 $232,751 $265,294 $258,855 $6,439
Berlieth HS 933 176 0 176 18.86% 1 $198,856 $226,659 $226,659 $0

Indian Rock MS 1,695 294 10 304 17.94% 0
Camp Springs 1,026 178 4 182 17.74% 0
Taft HS 2,073 237 9 246 11.87% 0
Bannaker 874 89 2 91 10.41% 0
White Hill 857 87 1 88 10.27% 0
Eastern MS 490 47 0 47 9.59% 0
Roosevelt HS 203 0 0 0 0.00% 0
Wilson HS 300 0 0 0 0.00% 0

(1) Example assumes that maount remaining after allocations based on the minimum amount per child would be redistributed proprtionately to schools receiving funds.

(2) The LEA reserve the amount of funds generated by private school children and in consultation with appropriate private school officials may (1) combine those amounts to create a proof of funds from which the LEA provides equitable services to eligible private school children in greatest need of those services; or (2) provide equitable services to eligible children in each private school with the funds generated by children from low-income families who attend that private school.
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