Policy Guidance for Title I, Part A - Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies - April 1996

A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

Example of Ranking Schools & Allocating Funds in an LEA

Using the 35% Eligibility Provision and Allowing for "Bands" of Poverty Within the LEA

Example 4 Note: Totals may not add due to rounding. 11-May-95

Per-Pupil Calculation (125% Not Required)

Amount LEA determines to allocate per poverty child:

    Schools with greater than 65% poverty $950

    Schools with greater than 50% poverty, less than 65% poverty $900

    Schools with greater less than 50% poverty (LEA Discretion) $850

Total Title Allocation for LEA $5,432,969
Reservations
    Neglected - $20,000
    1% parent involvement - $54,330
    Homeless - $20,000
    Administration, including capital expenses - $346,039


Remaining amount to be distributed to schools $4,992,600

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 $950, $900, or $850, Depending on Poverty Band) Allocation Generated By Public School Poor Children Allocation Generated By Public School Poor Children (1)
LEA Total 14,059 6,767 100 6,867 LEA AVG. 48.84% 11 $4,992,600 $4,906,700 $85,900
Attendance Area
Violet Hill 870 850 20 870 100.00% 1 $826,507 $807,500 $19,000
Oakdale MS 276 202 8 210 76.09% 1 $199,500 $191,900 $7,600

Elemwood 951 591 24 615 64.67% 1 $553,500 $531,900 $21,600
Valley View 696 444 0 444 63.79% 1 $399,600 $399,600 $0
Hobson 601 367 10 377 62.73% 1 $339,300 $339,300 $9,000
Berlieth HS 933 550 5 555 59.49% 1 $499,500 $499,500 $4,5000
Davis 1,134 646 8 654 57.67% 1 $588,600 $581,400 $7,200

Indian Rock MS 1,695 815 0 815 48.08% 1 $692,750 $692,750 $0
Roosevelt HS 203 95 0 95 46.80% 1 $80,750 $80,750 $0
Takoma HS 1,080 487 6 493 45.65% 1 $419,050 $413,950 $5,100
Camp Springs 1,026 449 14 463 45.13% 1 $393,550 $381,650 $11,900

White Hill 857 293 3 296 34.54% 0
Bannaker 874 299 2 301 34.44% 0
Eastern MS 490 142 0 142 28.98% 0
Taft HS 2,073 509 0 509 24.55% 0
Wilson HS 300 28 0 28 9.33% 0

(1) The LEA must reserve the amount of funds generated by priivate school children and in consultation with appropriate private school officials may (1) combine those amounts to create a pool 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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