Massachusetts Charter Schools

Final FY18 Charter School Tuition and Reimbursements (Q4)

During school year 2017-2018 Massachusetts' 71 Commonwealth charter schools served a total of 41,958 pupils. Below you will find links to final FY18 charter school tuition and reimbursement data. These amounts have been used by the Department of Revenue for the purpose of certifying the June 29, 2018 local aid distribution.

Tuition, FTE and Rate Summaries

The data provided below reflect final full-time equivalent enrollment across the entire school year as reported by each charter school this spring.

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FY18 Charter FTE and Tuition is an MS Excel spreadsheet of the number of pupils at each charter school and the total dollars to be paid.
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FY18 Charter Tuition Payments and Reimbursements for sending districts is an MS Excel spreadsheet of each district's total enrollment at all charter schools; the local tuition assessed (including facilities); and the Commonwealth's reimbursement to districts for facilities tuition and increases in tuition.
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FY18 Rates by Charter School and Sending District is a comprehensive and sortable list of the individual district tuition rates for each charter school.
 
FY18 Charter School Pupil Rosters: A pupil roster for each charter school and sending district is available download. The file is hosted in the Charter School Claim Form Drop Box.

Rate Component Detail

The charter school tuition rate has three components. The facilities component is set by the legislature at $893 per pupil. The detail for the other two components is provided below.

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FY18 Foundation Budget is an MS Excel spreadsheet containing the Foundation Budgets of all applicable charter school sending districts and uses the EcoDis low income measure. A drop down menu allows the user to select the school, campus, and district.
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FY18 Net School Spending Percentage Above Foundation Budget is an MS Excel spreadsheet that provides the calculation used to determine the percentage of net school spending above foundation budget. Deductions for retired teacher's health insurance and out-of-district special education costs are shown in detail.

Questions regarding charter school tuition and reimbursements may be addressed to Hadley Cabral in the School Finance unit at (781) 338-6586 or hcabral@doe.mass.edu.


 
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