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Pupil Transportation: Home-to-School and Special Education

Funding Description

Home-to-school (HS) and severely disabled/orthopedically impaired (SD/OI) transportation funding is available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to reimburse them for the approved cost of transporting pupils to and from school.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in the prior fiscal year are eligible.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs must report the HS and SD/OI transportation costs via the annual report of pupil transportation form (Form TRAN) in the SACS2006ALL Unaudited Actual Software:
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code sections 41850 - 41857; Budget Item 6110-111-0001(1), and Section 38(a)(4) of Senate Bill 80 (Chapter 174, Statutes of 2007).
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7230, 7240 / 8311
Total Available $582,740,000
Recipient Amount Based on prior year allowance.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The entitlement for each eligible LEA will be equal to the lesser of (1) the prior-year HS or SD/OI entitlement or (2) the prior-year's approved HS or SD/OI. transportation cost respectively. Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds in the Budget Act of 2008-09.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Pupil Transportation []
Funding ResultsRes-08: Pupil Transportation []
Other Unavailable


Program Austin Nodohara, 916-323-1314,
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: May 24, 2013

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