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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.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Generally, LEAs that received funding in the prior fiscal year are eligible for funds.
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 SACS2011ALL Unaudited Actual Software: http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/sf/fr/.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal Authority Education Code sections 41850-41857; Budget Item 6110-111-0001; AB 121 (Chapter 41, Statutes of 2011); SB 81 (Chapter 2, Statutes of 2012)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7230, 7240 / 8311
Total Available $491,112,000
Recipient Amount For FY 2011-12, LEAs will receive an amount based on their prior year entitlement less approx 0.02%.
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. From this amount, subtract 0.02 percent.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Pupil Transportation [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/pupiltransport.asp]
Fiscal Pupil Transportation [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/pupiltransport.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-11: Pupil Transportation [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/pthsse11result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: May 22, 2013
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