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California Partnership Academies: Proposition 98

Projected Funding: Instructions for applying not available.

Funding Description

This is annual funding for the currently operating California Partnership Academies (CPA) programs included in the State Budget. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Schools participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code (EC) sections 54690-54697. Funding will be provided through Proposition 98 in the State Budget line item 6100-166-0001 for the currently operating CPA programs. We are not accepting new applicants at this time.
Other Eligibility Considerations Only existing CPAs may receive funding. In order to receive funding CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in EC sections 54690-54697, Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 2022-23 Proposed Budget. These documents were due on April 15, 2022.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 54690-54697
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7220 / 8590
Total Available $18,831,000
Recipient Amount $81,000
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment (amount per student x # of students to qualify, tenth through twelfth grades). The student amount depends on the implementation level of the academy and State Budget allocation. The criteria for a qualified student can be found in Education Code 54691.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) []
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) []
Other The next Educating for Careers Conference takes place February 26-28, 2023. Check the California Department of Education Web site for more information at:">


Program Maria Burright, 916-319-0460,
Fiscal Michelle Upton, 916-445-7755,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893
Last Modified: June 2, 2022
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