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Reimbursement Fact Sheet Fiscal Year 2015-16


Child Care and Development Programs
FY 2015-16 Budget Act
Center-based Direct Services

The following are the governing rates for fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 for center-based direct service contracts:

The standard reimbursement rate (SRR) is $38.29 per child day of enrollment (cde) or $9,572.50 per annum based on 250 days of operation (Education Code Section 8265 (B) and State Budget Act of 2015, item 6110-194-0001, provision 5).

The full-day state preschool daily rate is $38.53 per cde or $9,632.50 per annum based on 250 days of operation (Education Code Section 8265 (B) and State Budget Act of 2015, item 6110-194-0001, provision 5, and item 6110-196-0001, provision 3).

Adjustment Factors
Applicable to reimbursement in accordance with the SRR (Education Code Section 8265.5)

Children Meeting Specified Criteria Adjustment Factor Adjusted SRR as $38.29 Adjusted Full-Day State Preschool rate as $38.53
Infants (birth up to 18 months)
1.7
$65.09 per cde
$65.50 per cde
Toddlers (18 months up to 36 months)
1.4
$53.61 per cde
$53.94 per cde
Family Child Care Homes infants and toddlers (birth up to 36 months)
1.4
$53.61 per cde
$53.94 per cde
Exceptional Needs
1.2
$45.95 per cde
$46.24 per cde
Limited or Non-English Proficient
1.1
$42.12 per cde
$42.38 per cde
Children At Risk of Abuse or Neglect
1.1
$42.12 per cde
$42.38 per cde
Severely Handicapped
1.5
$57.44 per cde
$57.80 per cde

The part-day State Preschool daily rate is $23.87 per cde or $4,177.25 per annum for 175 days of operation (State Budget Act of 2015, item 6110-196-0001, provision 3).

The rate for Bay Area Handicapped programs is $61.20 per cde.

Age Classifications for Eligibility
Age Classification and Time Base Center-Based Regional Market Rate
Infants
Birth up to 18 months
Birth up to 24 months
Toddlers
18 months up to 36 months
N/A
Preschool Age
36 months up to Kindergarten
24 month up to age 6
School Age
Kindergarten up to age 13
6 years up to 13 years
Time base: Full-time
6.5 + hours per day
30 + hours per week
Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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