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Charter School Funding Components

Components for charter school funding including general purpose entitlements, categorical block grants and 'In lieu of Economic Impact Aid (EIA)'.
Charter schools funded pursuant to the charter school funding model receive state and local funds from three sources as follows:
  1. General-purpose entitlement, provided from a combination of state and local sources, in lieu of revenue limit funding, and in an amount per unit of average daily attendance in specified grade level spans. (California Education Code (EC) sections 47633 and 47635 [http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&division=4.&title=2.&part=26.8.&chapter=6.&article=2.]) External link opens in new window or tab.
  2. Charter school categorical block grant funds, provided in lieu of separate funding for specific categorical programs, and in an amount per unit of average daily attendance in specified grade level spans (EC Section 47634.1 [http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&division=4.&title=2.&part=26.8.&chapter=6.&article=2.] External link opens in new window or tab. )
  3. Funds provided in lieu of Economic Impact Aid (EC Section 47634.1[http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&division=4.&title=2.&part=26.8.&chapter=6.&article=2.] External link opens in new window or tab. )
Questions: Charter School Staff | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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