Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

LtrP2-12: EPA Payment letter, FY 12-13 P-2

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
June 26, 2013

Dear County Superintendents of Schools:

Notice of Apportionment for the
Education Protection Account
Fiscal Year 2012–13

This apportionment, in the amount of $6,509,460,000, is made from the Education Protection Account (EPA), in accordance with Proposition 30, The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012, as enacted by Section 36 of Article XIII, of the Constitution of the State of California. This apportionment is made for the support of county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools as directed by law.

The EPA entitlement for each county office of education, school district, and charter school was calculated based on data reported by local educational agencies (LEAs) for the 2012–13 Second Principal (P-2) Apportionment. To allocate the $6.5 billion available for EPA in fiscal year 2012–13, the California Department of Education (CDE) applied a proportionate share percentage of 21.389 to each LEA’s deficited 2012–13 P-2 revenue limit or charter school general purpose entitlement. Each LEA’s EPA entitlement was then reduced so that funding from local property taxes and EPA combined did not exceed the LEA’s revenue limit or charter school general purpose entitlement, provided that each LEA received the minimum EPA funding at a rate of $200 per unit of average daily attendance.

Except for LEAs fully funded through local revenue, the amount of EPA funding each LEA receives in this apportionment will result in a corresponding reduction to the LEA’s 2012–13 P-2  revenue limit or charter school general purpose state aid funding. The 2012–13 EPA entitlement will be recalculated at the 2012–13 Annual Apportionment certification period and any adjustment between the entitlements calculated at Annual and P-2 (positive or negative) will be applied to the LEA’s 2013–14 third quarter EPA payment.

County treasurers should receive warrants for this apportionment by the end of June and should advise school districts and charter schools immediately of this apportionment. For standardized account code structure (SACS) coding, use Resource 1400, Education Protection Account, and Revenue Object 8012, Education Protection Account Entitlement.

LEAs should be aware that Proposition 30 requires an LEA’s governing board make spending determinations for EPA funds at an open public meeting and that LEAs report on their Web sites an accounting of how much money was received from the EPA and how that money was spent. For additional information on EPA calculations, payment schedules, spending restriction, SACS financial reporting and more, please refer to frequently asked questions posted on the CDE Web site at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/pa/epa.asp.

If you have questions regarding the EPA entitlement calculation, please contact the Office of Principal Apportionment and Special Education by phone at 916-324-4541 or by e-mail at PASE@cde.ca.gov. For questions related to SACS financial reporting, please contact the Office of Financial Accountability and Information Services by phone at 916-322-1770 or by e-mail at sacsinfo@cde.ca.gov.

Sincerely,

 

Peter Foggiato, Director
School Fiscal Services Division

PF:th
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 21, 2016

Recently Posted in Allocations & Apportionments

  • College Readiness Block Grant (updated 24-Aug-2016)
    Funding to provide California high school pupils, particularly unduplicated pupils, additional supports to increase the number who enroll at institutions of higher education and complete an undergraduate degree within four years.
  • Revenue and Expenditure Report for Child Developme (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 9529 CCIP, Child Care and Development for CCIP Contracts.
  • Reserve Account Activity Report (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 9530-A, Child Care and Development contractors who have a Letter of Intent on file with the California Department of Education, Child Care and Development contractors who have a Letter of Intent on file wi
  • Reporting Forms 2016-17 (added 17-Aug-2016)
    Attendance and fiscal reporting forms and other Child Development forms and letters for Fiscal Year 2016-17.
  • Special Programs for the Severely Handicapped (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 1400, Care and Development contractors operating Special Program(s) for the Severely Handicapped.

  • Child Development Programs (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 9500, Child Care and Development contractors operating a Center-based (Public and Private Program(s)), and/or Migrant Programs.
  • Child Development Programs High Rate Contract (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 9500HR, Child Care and Development contractors operating a center-based (Public and Private Program(s)), and/or Migrant Program(s) who have a rate that exceeds the Standard Reimbursement Rate (SRR).
  • State Preschool Programs ? Child Development (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDNFS Reporting Form 8501, Child Care and Development contractors operating a California State Preschool Program(s).
  • California State Preschool Programs (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 8501HR, Child Care and Development contractors operating a California State Preschool Program(s) who have a rate that exceeds the Standard Reimbursement Rate (SRR).
  • Resource and Referral Programs or Centralized Elig (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 2507, Child Care and Development contractors providing Resource and Referral services or Centralized Eligibility List contracts.