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Middle College and Early College Grant

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

Funding Description

Supports the costs to plan for, and start up, a middle college or early college high school that is located on the campus of a local educational agency (LEA), a partnering community college, or other location determined by the local partnership, and that is consistent with the specifications of Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 11300) of Part 7 of Division 1 of Title 1.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All LEAs interested in starting a new, autonomous middle college high school or new early college high school, in expanding an existing middle college high school or early college high school or in starting a new early college high school within an existing school are encouraged to apply. LEA must show evidence of an existing or planned partnership with an institution of higher education for the creation of a dual enrollment program.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code 41585, Chapter 3.2 of Part 24 of Division 3 of Title 2, Statutes of 2022.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7339 / 8590
Total Available $100,000,000
Recipient Amount $250,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 15, 2023
Due Date March 30, 2023
Expected Notification Date June 30, 2023

Additional Information

Application Middle College and Early College 2023 RFA []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Diane Crum, 916-323-5765,
Fiscal Sarah Barnett,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: February 17, 2023
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