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Nonclassroom-Based Determination of Funding

Information for nonclassroom-based instruction schools on how to apply for a funding determination.

Enacted by Senate Bill 740 [http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/01-02/bill/sen/sb_0701-0750/sb_740_bill_20011014_chaptered.pdf] External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) (Chapter 892, Statutes of 2001, Education Code [EC] Section 47612.5 [http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&sectionNum=47612.5.] External link opens in new window or tab.) prohibiting charter schools from receiving any funding for nonclassroom-based instruction unless the State Board of Education (SBE) determines its eligibility for funding.

SBE Approved Funding Determinations by Fiscal Year

2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11

2001-02 through 2009-10

Forms and Instructions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16

  1. Determination of Funding Requests for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Letter [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/ncbfdletter201516.asp]
  2. Reasonable Basis Mitigating Circumstances Request for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Letter [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/ncbfdmcletter201516.asp]
  3. Instructions for Nonclassroom-based Funding Determination Form [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/ncbfdinstructions201516.asp]
  4. Nonclassroom-Based Funding Determination Form (XLS) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/documents/ncbfdf201516.xls]
  5. Mitigating Circumstances Request Summary Sheet (XLS) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/documents/ncbfdfmc201516.xls]
  6. Funding Determination Fiscal Year 2015-16 Webinar (PDF)

Education Code Statutes

EC Sections 47612.5 [http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&sectionNum=47612.5.] External link opens in new window or tab., and 47634.2[http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=EDC&sectionNum=47634.2.] External link opens in new window or tab.

California Code of Regulations Title 5

Regulations for nonclassroom-based instruction funding determinations may be found in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR) [https://govt.westlaw.com/calregs/Index] External link opens in new window or tab.. You may access individual codes by browsing to the code via their drop down menus system or enter search criteria (i.e., code, title) on their search page.

  • 5 CCR 11704 Pupil - Teacher Ratio
  • 5 CCR 11963 Definitions of Classroom Based Instruction
  • 5 CCR 11963.1 Nonclassroom-Based Instruction in Charter Schools
  • 5 CCR 11963.2 Average Daily Attendance for Nonclassroom-Based Instruction in Charter Schools
  • 5 CCR 11963.3 Determination of Funding Request Forms and Calculations
  • 5 CCR 11963.4 Evaluation of Determination of Funding Requests Regarding Nonclassroom-Based Instruction
  • 5 CCR 11963.5 Determination of Funding Requests for Nonclassroom-based Virtual or Online Charter Schools
  • 5 CCR 11963.6 Submission & Action on Determination of Funding Requests Regarding Nonclassroom-Based Instruction
  • 5 CCR 11963.7 Termination of a Determination of Funding Requests Regarding Nonclassroom-Based Instruction

Nonregulatory Guidance for Nonclassroom-based Instruction

Questions: Bill Fong | bfong@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-5929 
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 21, 2016
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