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State Median Income

This web page contains information pertaining to the State Median Income (SMI) for current and previous fiscal years.
Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

State Median Incomes

Fiscal Year(s) Effective Dates Authority
2006-07 July 2006 - December 2007

Management Bulletin 06-15
(Income Ranking Section)

2007-11 December 2007 - April 25, 2011 Management Bulletin 07-14
2011-17 April 26, 2011 - June 30, 2017 Management Bulletin 11-10
2017-18 July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Management Bulletin 17-10
2018-19 July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019 Management Bulletin 18-03

Additional Resources

Questions:   Early Education Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 10, 2021