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Migrant Education Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

Pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, Title 1, Part C, the purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migratory students can meet the same challenging state academic standards that all children are expected to meet. Funding supports high quality comprehensive educational programs to help overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, varying health related needs and other factors that inhibit the ability of migratory children to succeed in schools.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funding is designated to the 15 Migrant Education Regions and 5 Direct Funded Districts.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21


Legal Authority Title I, Part C, Every Student Succeeds Act; Budget Item 6100-125-0890 Schedules 1 & 2.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3060, 3061, 3110 / 8290
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount Varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The allocation formula for the 20 migrant subgrantees is based on various factors including the count of eligible students during the regular school year and summer. Also taken into consideration is the number of students who moved within one year and are considered at risk of failing, and students ages between 19 and 21 who have not received a high school diploma.

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 25, 2022
Due Date April 6, 2022
Expected Notification Date July 1, 2022

Additional Information

Application RFA-22: MEP []
Background Overview of Migrant Education in California []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsResult-22: Migrant Education Program []
Other Due Dates: April 6, 2022 for Direct Funded Districts and May 6, 2022 for Regions.


Program Teresa Palomino, 916-319-0678,
Fiscal Prakash Chand, 916-319-0624,
Division Multilingual Support Division, 916-319-0851 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: February 24, 2022
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