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Below is the link to the FY 2019 REAP Eligibility Spreadsheet, which identifies in Columns K-N of the “Eligibilty - All LEAs” tab the Eligibility determination for each local educational agency (LEA)


Click Here: Fiscal Year 2019 REAP Master Eligibility Spreadsheet (Excel, 4.2MB)

Eligibility Spreadsheet Legend

This table describes the information in each column of the SRSA tab in the eligibility spreadsheet linked above.

Column

Description

Column A

NCES ID Number

Column B-J

District Information

(Columns K-N)

Eligibility Determinations

(Column O-R)

“Rural” criteria for SRSA, including the NCES locale code determinations for every school in the LEA,  and the list LEAs that meet an approved State definition of "rural"

(Columns S-U)

SRSA Data for program eligibility (ADA or county population density of < 10 per square mile)

(Columns V-Y)

RLIS criteria for program eligibility – LEAs that are both “rural” (by locale code) and “low income” (by percentage of children from families with incomes below the poverty line)

(Column Z-AA)

These are the FY 2017 Title II Part A and Title IV Part A allocations. These numbers are used in the allocation formula for the SRSA grant.

NOTE: LEAs are listed first by state, then by LEA name.

Who is Eligible?

An LEA is eligible for an SRSA award if:

1a. The total number of students in average daily attendance at all of the schools served by the LEA is fewer than 600;

OR

1b. Each county in which a school served by the LEA is located has a total population density of fewer than 10 people per square mile;

AND

2a. All of the schools served by the LEA are designated with a school locale code of 41, 42, or 43, as determined by the Secretary of Education;

OR

2b. The LEA is located in an area determined to be “rural” by a governmental agency of the State

To see how SRSA differs from RLIS, view the SRSA-RLIS Comparison Table .

NOTE: If an LEA is a member of an educational service agency (ESA) that does not receive SRSA funds, but the LEA meets the SRSA eligibility requirements, then the LEA is eligible to receive an SRSA grant.


Allocation Spreadsheets for Previous Years

NOTE: LEAs are listed first by state, then by LEA name.


 Allocation Spreadsheet Legend – RLIS Tab

This table describes the information in each column of the RLIS tab in the allocation spreadsheet linked above.

Column

 Description

(Columns A-G)

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - District directory information reported to NCES by State Common Core of Data (CCD) Coordinators

(Column P)

Final Program Cohort - This is the designation for the Program (SRSA or RLIS) under which LEAs may receive funding

(Columns Q-R)

“Rural” criteria for RLIS, including the NCES locale code determinations for every school in the LEA, and the list of LEAs that meet an approved State definition of "rural"

(Columns S-U)

SRSA criteria for program eligibility - LEAs that are both “rural” (by locale code) and “small” (by ADA or county population density of < 10 per square mile)

(Columns V-Y)

RLIS criteria for program eligibility - LEAs that are both “rural” (by locale code) and “low income” (by percentage of children from families with incomes below the poverty line)


These spreadsheets list, by state, all LEAs that have been eligible for awards in previous years.



   
Last Modified: 03/04/2019