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Charter School Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Funding

Funding Description

Charter school LCFF funding provides charter schools with funding, based on average daily attendance (ADA) and the provisions in the new LCFF, established by Assembly Bill (AB) 97 (Chapter 47, Statutes of 2013), as amended by Senate Bill 91 (Chapter 49, Statutes of 2013), and amended by Senate Bill 97 (Chapter 357, Statutes of 2013). The charter school LCFF funding is calculated as one entitlement amount and, with some exceptions funded from a combination of state and local revenues.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Assembly Bill 97 (Chapter 47, Statutes of 2013), as amended by Senate Bill 91 (Chapter 49, Statues of 2013), and amended by Senate Bill 97 (Chapter 357, Statutes of 2013), established the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). All charter schools are eligible for general purpose funding under the LCFF model.
Other Eligibility Considerations Charter schools serving students over the age of 19 should refer to Education Code (EC) sections 47612 and 47612.1 to determine whether ADA may be claimed for funding.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority EC sections 42238.02-42238.03, 47652
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8011
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The 2013-14 charter school general purpose funding under the LCFF model is calculated in accordance with EC sections 42238.02-42238.03. Because the LCFF formula will not be fully implemented until the 2013-14 second period apportionment which will be paid in July 2014, the preliminary allocations are based on funding rules in effect prior to the LCFF funding model.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date December 10, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Control Funding Formula []
Fiscal Principal Apportionments []
Other Principal Apportionment amounts are calculated three times for each fiscal year: the First Principal Apportionment (P-1) is certified by February 20th, the Second Principal Apportionment (P-2) is certified by July 2nd, and the Annual calculation is certified by February 20th of the following year (at the same time as the following year's P-1 certification).


Program Byron Fong, 916-323-0498,
Fiscal Byron Fong, 916-323-0498,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-322-5102 (fax)
Last Modified: December 12, 2013

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