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AAV of the 2015–16 P-1 LCFF Fingertip Facts

Local Control Funding Formula data summarized at the statewide level for 2015–16 First Principal (P-1) Apportionment.

Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the LCFF Statewide Fingertip Facts (PDF). Statewide data obtained from 2015–16 P-1 Apportionment Certified funding exhibits for all active LEAs for the complete fiscal year.

I. 2015–16 AT A GLANCE
LCFF Funding Sources Amount

State General Fund

$30.9 Billion

EPA (Proposition 30)

$7.3 Billion

Local Revenue

$15.5 Billion

TOTAL

$53.7 Billion

LCFF Funding Recipients Amount

School Districts

$48 Billion

Charter Schools

$4.7 Billion

County Offices of Education
$1 Billion

TOTAL

$53.7 Billion

LCFF Funding Detail
Sources
(in dollars)
School Districts Charter Schools School District & Charter Subtotal County Offices of Education (COEs) Statewide Total
LCFF State Aid before Minimum State Aid (MSA) $ 27,402,112,458 $ 2,885,254,801 $ 30,287,367,259 $ 420,739,956 $ 30,708,107,215
Additional State Aid for MSA Guarantee 102,177,123 740,586 102,917,709 44,792,072 147,709,781
Adjusted LCFF State Aid (subtotal) 27,504,289,581 2,885,995,387 30,390,284,968 465,532,028 30,855,816,996
Education Protection Account (EPA) State Aid 6,621,441,445 643,076,484 7,264,517,929 71,686,211 7,336,204,140
Local Revenue/In-Lieu of Property Taxes* 13,860,773,289 1,142,431,767 15,003,205,056 493,326,047 15,496,531,103
Total LCFF Funding Sources $ 47,986,504,315 $ 4,671,503,638 $ 52,658,007,953 $ 1,030,544,286 $ 53,688,552,239

* Amount does not include excess local revenue.

Sources (percentage) School District Funding Charter School Funding COE Funding
Adjusted LCFF State Aid

57.32%

61.78%

45.17%

Local Revenue

28.88%

24.45%

47.87%

EPA

13.80%

13.77%

6.96%

Determination of Statewide Remaining Need for LCFF Full Transition
Remaining Need Calculation* School Districts Charter Schools Total

2015–16 LCFF Target Entitlement

$ 53,186,502,550

$ 5,176,732,060

$ 58,363,234,610

Less LCFF Floor, OR LCFF Target Amount
for LEAs Funded at the LCFF Target**

       (42,339,975,073)

    (4,152,954,715)

(46,492,929,788)

Less Current Year Gap Funding (Based on Statewide Gap Rate of 50.50%)

           (5,477,416,938)

(517,000,063)

             (5,994,417,001)

Statewide Remaining Need

$ 5,369,110,539

$ 506,777,282

$ 5,875,887,821

* Remaining Need Calculation is not applicable to COEs; as of 2014-15, all COEs are either funded at the Target or above based on “hold harmless” provisions of Education Code Section 2575(g)(2).
**Final determination of LEAs funded at the LCFF Target is made at the Second Principal Apportionment.

II. COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION DATA
LCFF Funding Summary
LCFF Entitlement Number of COEs Amount
Funding Based on LCFF Target*
24
$ 279,107,983
Funding Based on “Hold Harmless” provisions of Education Code Section 2575(g)(2)
34
$ 706,451,521

*Final determination of COEs funded at the LCFF Target is made at the Second Principal Apportionment.

Minimum State Aid (MSA) Number of COEs Amount
Number of COEs Receiving Additional State Aid for MSA Guarantee
15
N/A
Amount of Additional State Aid for MSA Guarantee
N/A
$ 44,792,072

 

LCFF Target Entitlement Calculation
LCFF Target Components Number of COEs
Represented
Amount

Base Grant Funding

54

$ 224,255,471

Supplemental Grant Funding

54

      70,933,809

Concentration Grant Funding

54

    31,771,804

Alternative Education Grant (subtotal)

N/A

$ 326,961,084

Operations Grant Funding

58

    449,745,623

Add-on Funding

37

       30,720,939

Total LCFF Target Entitlement

N/A

$ 807,427,646

Alternative Education Grant ADA
Type of ADA ADA

Non-Juvenile Court School ADA

11,072.34

Juvenile Court School ADA

8,550.05

Total County Funded ADA

19,622.39

Unduplicated Pupil Percentage (UPP)
Component Percentage

COEs’ Average UPP (Non-Juvenile Court School)

86.16%

Lowest non-zero UPP (Non-Juvenile Court School)

47.44%
III. SCHOOL DISTRICT AND CHARTER SCHOOL DATA
LCFF Transition Entitlement Summary - School Districts Receiving Funding
LCFF Transition Components Number % of All Districts Amount

LCFF Floor Entitlement

902

  95%

$ 42,288,200,236

Current Year Gap Funding

902

  95%

5,477,416,938

LCFF Target Entitlement*

 44

   5%

       51,774,837

Economic Recovery Target Payments

122

  13%

22,198,551

State Aid for MSA Guarantee

146

 15%

102,177,123

Miscellaneous Adjustments
0
0%
0
Total LCFF Transition Entitlement**    
$ 47,941,767,685

*Final determination of LEAs funded at the LCFF Target is made at the Second Principal Apportionment.
**Total LCFF Transition Entitlement is less than Total LCFF Funding Sources (shown on page 1) due to EPA State Aid minimum guarantee.

LCFF Transition Entitlement Summary - Charter Schools Receiving Funding
LCFF Transition Components Number % of All Charters Amount

LCFF Floor Entitlement

1,165

97%

$ 4,090,029,832

Current Year Gap Funding

1,165

97%

517,000,063

LCFF Target Entitlement*

     32

3%

        62,924,883

Economic Recovery Target Payments

     25

  2%

766,466

State Aid for MSA Guarantee

    17

 1%

740,586

Total LCFF Transition Entitlement**    
$ 4,671,461,830

*Final determination of LEAs funded at the LCFF Target is made at the Second Principal Apportionment.
**Total LCFF Transition Entitlement is less than Total LCFF Funding Sources (shown on page 1) due to EPA State Aid minimum guarantee.

LCFF Transition Entitlement Summary- Total
LCFF Transition Components Number of LEAs Amount

LCFF Floor Entitlement

2,067

$ 46,378,230,068

Current Year Gap Funding

2,067

5,994,417,001

LCFF Target Entitlement*

    76

           114,699,720

Economic Recovery Target Payments

   147

22,965,017

State Aid for MSA Guarantee

163

102,917,709

Miscellaneous Adjustment
0
0
Total LCFF Transition Entitlement**  
$ 52,613,229,515

*Final determination of LEAs funded at the LCFF Target is made at the Second Principal Apportionment.
**Total LCFF Transition Entitlement is less than Total LCFF Funding Sources (shown on page 1) due to EPA State Aid minimum guarantee.

LCFF Target Entitlement Calculation - School Districts Represented
LCFF Target Components Number % of All Districts Amount

Base Grant Funding*

910

  96%

$  43,166,848,082

Supplemental Grant Funding

946

100%

  5,435,402,420

Concentration Grant Funding

554

 59%

      3,160,571,411

Necessary Small School (NSS) Allowance

114

  12%

        103,275,366

Add-on Funding

917

  97%

      1,320,405,271

Total LCFF Target Entitlement    
$  53,186,502,550

*Some school districts are fully funded through NSS and do not receive Base Grant Funding; some charter schools have no Base Grant Funding due to zero funded ADA.

LCFF Target Entitlement Calculation - Charter Schools Represented
LCFF Target Components Number % of All Charters Amount

Base Grant Funding*

1,197

99%

$ 4,381,928,439

Supplemental Grant Funding

1,194

 99%

     532,663,165

Concentration Grant Funding

   667

  55%

            262,140,456

Total LCFF Target Entitlement    
$ 5,176,732,060

*Some school districts are fully funded through NSS and do not receive Base Grant Funding; some charter schools have no Base Grant Funding due to zero funded ADA.

LCFF Target Entitlement Calculation - Total
LCFF Target Components Number of LEAs Amount

Base Grant Funding*

2,107

$ 47,548,776,521

Supplemental Grant Funding

2,140

     5,968,065,585

Concentration Grant Funding
1,221
   3,422,711,867
NSS Allowance
114
103,275,366
Add-on Funding
917
1,320,405,271
Total LCFF Target Entitlement  
$ 58,363,234,610

*Some school districts are fully funded through NSS and do not receive Base Grant Funding; some charter schools have no Base Grant Funding due to zero funded ADA.

Total Funded Average Daily Attendance (ADA) by Grade Span (includes NSS ADA)
LEA Type Number of LEAs TK/K-3 4-6 7-8 9-12 TOTAL ADA

School Districts

   946

1,703,389.53

1,274,027.52

821,108.55

1,668,393.38

5,466,918.98

Charter Schools

1,206

   153,185.74

      116,362.15

      87,892.03

      192,798.97

       550,238.89

TOTAL

2,152

1,856,575.27

1,390,389.67

909,000.58

1,861,192.35

6,017,157.87

Unduplicated Pupil Percentage (UPP)*
Component Data

School Districts’ Average UPP

59.64%

Districts with UPP of 100%

4

Districts with UPP of zero

0

Charter Schools’ Average UPP

62.34%

Charters with UPP of 100%

18

Charters with UPP of zero

3

*UPP is based on data from current and two prior years and is used in determining the LEA's Supplemental and Concentration Grant funding in the LCFF Target entitlement.

UPP Ranges for School Districts and Charter Schools
Unduplicated Pupil Percentage Range (%) Number of Districts Number of Charters

0-10

34

38

11-20

50

84

21-30

71

114

31-40

80

91

41-50

108

110

51-60

111

104

61-70

114

93

71-80

126

123

81-90

149

169

91-100

103

280

Total

946

1,206

Ten Largest School Districts (based on ADA)
School District Name ADA Target per ADA* UPP

Los Angeles Unified

471,985.64

 $ 11,462

83.49%

San Diego Unified

103,980.98

 $ 9,920

63.26%

Long Beach Unified

  76,090.82

  $9,805

69.54%

Fresno Unified

67,320.07

 $10,640

87.38%

Elk Grove Unified

59,803.86

$9,052

58.92%

Corona-Norco Unified

  52,012.06

$8,753

47.73%

Santa Ana Unified

  51,263.82

 $10,964

94.28%

San Francisco Unified

  51,092.23

  $10,370

69.37%

Capistrano Unified

  48,637.98

  $8,404

23.55%

San Bernardino City Unified

  47,684.84

  $11,267

93.15%

*LCFF Target per ADA is derived by dividing LCFF Target Entitlement by Funded ADA. This amount does not represent actual funding. Target per ADA rates vary due to differences in UPP, the distribution of ADA between the grade spans, and other components of the Target Entitlement.

Ten Largest Charter Schools (based on ADA)
Charter School Name ADA Target per ADA* UPP

River Springs Charter

5,718.22

$8,451

46.52%

Visions In Education

5,041.71

   $8,892

52.39%

Granada Hills Charter High

4,371.42

  $9,714

51.88%

El Camino Real Charter High

3,607.63

$9,205

22.97%

Opportunities for Learning - Baldwin Park II

3,589.65

  $11,680

87.03%

Birmingham Community Charter High

3,132.01

$11,547

84.78%

Grover Cleveland Charter High

3,127.24

 $10,446

65.98%

Options for Youth-Victorville Charter

3,052.45

$11,170

80.32%

California Virtual Academy @ Los Angeles

2,965.68

 $9,229

60.92%

Palisades Charter High

2,876.17

 $9,374

32.57%

* LCFF Target per ADA is derived by dividing LCFF Target Entitlement by Funded ADA. This amount does not represent actual funding. Target per ADA rates vary due to differences in UPP, the distribution of ADA between the grade spans, and other components of the Target Entitlement.

DATA SOURCE: 2015–16 P-1 Apportionment certified funding exhibits for all active LEAs for the complete fiscal year.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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