During the 2007 - 2008 school year Massachusetts' 54 Commonwealth charter schools served a total of 23,168 pupils. Below you will find several links to final FY08 charter school tuition and reimbursement data. The data provided below reflect final full-time equivalent enrollment across the entire school year as reported by each charter school this spring.
On August 8 Governor Patrick signed Chapter 302 of the acts of 2008. It included a supplemental appropriation of $4,700,178 to cover the shortfall in the FY08 charter school tuition reimbursement program. The district detail provided below has been revised to provide the full funding calculations.
FY08 Charter Tuition and Reimbursement:
This page details each district's full-time equivalent pupils at all charter schools (Column 1); the amount of local, transportation and facilities tuition being assessed (Column 4); the amount of direct state subsidy for pupils who were in private or home-schooled settings in FY07 (Column 5); the amount the Commonwealth is reimbursing each district for increases in charter tuition (Column 12); and the amount the Commonwealth is reimbursing each district for facilities tuition (Column 13).
The one time supplemental payments, disbursed on August 29, 2008, are published by the Department of Revenue's Division of Local Services.
FY08 Charter Pupils and Tuition:
This page details the number of pupils at each charter school and the total dollars to be paid, including the state subsidy for previously private or home-schooled pupils. Eight charter schools exceeded their projected enrollment. In accordance with statute, the enrollment used in their tuition calculations was reduced to that projected number.
FY08 Charter School Tuition Rate Calculations:
Reports showing the full detail behind the tuition rate calculations.
FY08 Charter School Tuition Rate Summary:
A listing of the three rate components paid at each charter school for each sending school district. Using the MS Excel filter function the user may look at a subset of rates by charter school, by sending district, or even by rate amount.
FY08 Charter School Pupil Rosters.
Pupil rosters for each sending district and charter school, providing the underlying detail of the tuition assessments, will be available by June 20, 2008. School districts and charter schools may access and download their spreadsheet from the Charter School Claim Form drop box accessed via the ESE's secure web portal
Questions regarding charter school tuition and reimbursements may be addressed to Hadley Cabral in School Finance at (781) 338-6586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.