Below you will find links to FY17 tuition and enrollment projections for charter schools and sending districts. It is our hope that this information will assist in the FY17 budget process for charter schools, school districts, and municipalities.
It is important to note some caveats that may affect the accuracy of these projections. While actual enrollment cannot exceed the projection reported by a given charter, enrollment by individual sending school districts may vary. Additionally, each sending district's tuition rate is a function of local spending and subject to change. Both districts and charter schools should allow for some margin of error in these projections when preparing their FY17 budgets.
At the time of publication both the House Ways and Means' budget level funds the Charter Aid program at $85,500,000. This funding covers 100 per cent of the Facilities Tuition and 51 per cent of the Increased Tuition program. Once the state budget is finalized, the reimbursement analysis will be revised.
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.
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.
Last Updated: April 14, 2016
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