Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Form J-3 Instructions

Instructions for Form J-3 - Unemployment Insurance Management System report for Fiscal Year 2018-19.
Unemployment Insurance Management System (K–12)

California Education Code Section 1330 requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to apportion $2.00 per covered employee, less actual state administrative costs not to exceed $0.05 per covered employee, to the County Superintendents of Schools to cover costs of administering the Unemployment Insurance Management System. The Form J-3 and these instructions can be found on the Unemployment Insurance Management System Request for Application page [].

  1. Fill in the county name and provide the County-District code numbers. Complete one form per county.
  2. Report on Line 1 the total number of covered employees who worked during October 2018 for the county office and for any district (K–12) or charter school within the county participating in the School Employees Fund.
  3. Counties that have prior year, October 2017, revisions should complete Lines 2a, 2b, and 2c.
  4. Count each employee only once.
  5. Do not count the following employees unless districts or counties have met requirements to cover them (refer to Unemployment Insurance Code Section 634.5 for further exclusions):
    • Students who are employed in schools and who are regularly attending classes at such schools.
    • Employees receiving work relief or work training.
    • Employees who are elected officials.
  6. Do not include employees in Community College Districts. These employees should be reported on Form CCAF-351, which can be obtained from the Community College Chancellor’s Office by contacting April Lován-Martinez by phone at 916-327-5355.
  7. After County Superintendent’s review and approval, submit your signed Form J-3 on or before November 1, 2018, as outlined below:

Email Form J-3:
Scan your signed Form J-3 and email it to Tonya Holmes at

OR (Please submit only once.)

Mail Form J-3 to:

Tonya Holmes, Analyst
School Fiscal Services Division
Categorical Allocations and Management Assistance Office
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions:   Tonya Holmes | | 916-323-6028
Last Reviewed: Monday, September 19, 2022
Related Content
Recently Posted in
  • Res-20: Title IV, Part A (updated 30-Nov-2022)
    Title IV, Part A funding results for fiscal year 2020–21.
  • Res-19: Title IV, Part A (updated 30-Nov-2022)
    Title IV, Part A funding results for fiscal year 2019–20.
  • Res-20: ELO-G (updated 30-Nov-2022)
    Results page for the Expanded Learning Opportunities Grants from federal funding sources for fiscal year 2020-21.
  • Res-21: Title III, Immigrant Education (updated 30-Nov-2022)
    Title III, Immigrant Education program funding results for fiscal year 2021-22.
  • DSPT FY 2022-23 Funding Results (updated 30-Nov-2022)
    Direct Support Professional Training (DSPT) funding results for fiscal year (FY) 2022-23.

  • Res-22: AMIMBG (updated 29-Nov-2022)
    Funding results page for the Arts, Music & Instructional Materials Block Grant for fiscal year 2022-23.
  • Res-21: Title II, Part A (updated 23-Nov-2022)
    Title I, Part A funding results for fiscal year 2021-22.
  • Res-20: Title II, Part A (updated 23-Nov-2022)
    Title I, Part A funding results for fiscal year 2020-21.
  • Res-22: Title I, Part D (updated 21-Nov-2022)
    Funding results page for the Title I, Part D program for fiscal year 2022-23.
  • Res-19: Title I, Part A (updated 21-Nov-2022)
    Title I, Part A funding results for fiscal year 2019-20.