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§ 25-2502.52. Basic education funding for 2012-2013 school year

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: July 9, 2013

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XXV. Reimbursements by Commonwealth and Between School Districts (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (b). Instruction
Effective: July 9, 2013
24 P.S. § 25-2502.52
§ 25-2502.52. Basic education funding for 2012-2013 school year
(a) For the 2012-2013 school year, the Commonwealth shall pay to each school district a basic education funding allocation which shall consist of the following:
(1) An amount equal to the basic education funding allocation for the 2011-2012 school year pursuant to section 2502.51.1
(2) A student-focused funding supplement comprised of the following:
(i) The school district's average daily membership for the 2012-2013 school year multiplied by one hundred eight dollars ($108).
(ii) The product under paragraph (i) multiplied by the school district's market value/income aid ratio for the 2013-2014 school year.
(3) An English language learner high incidence supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the English language learner high incidence supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than seven thousand ten-thousandths (0.7000) and its English language learner concentration must be greater than ten and eight tenths percent (10.8%).
(ii) The English language learner high incidence supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A)(I) For qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than eighteen thousand five hundred (18,500), multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by eight million dollars ($8,000,000).
(II) Divide the product from subclause (I) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than eighteen thousand five hundred (18,500).
(B)(I) For qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership less than eighteen thousand (18,000), multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by five million one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($5,150,000).
(II) Divide the product from subclause (I) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership less than eighteen thousand (18,000).
(C)(I) For a qualifying school district with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than eighteen thousand (18,000) and less than eighteen thousand five hundred (18,500), multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000).
(II) Divide the product from subclause (I) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than eighteen thousand (18,000) and less than eighteen thousand five hundred (18,500).
(4) A charter and cyber charter school extraordinary enrollment supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the charter and cyber charter school extraordinary enrollment supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than eight thousand ten-thousandths (0.8000), its charter and cyber charter school concentration must be greater than twenty percent (20%) and its market value/income aid ratio must have increased from the 1991-1992 school year to the 2012-2013 school year by more than ten percent (10%).
(ii) The charter and cyber charter school extraordinary enrollment supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A)(I) For a qualifying school district with a 2011-2012 average daily membership less than one thousand (1,000), multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000).
(II) Divide the product from subclause (I) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership less than one thousand (1,000).
(B)(I) For a qualifying school district with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than one thousand (1,000), multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by three million seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($3,750,000).
(II) Divide the product of subclause (I) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts with a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than one thousand (1,000).
(5) An increasing aid ratio supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the increasing aid ratio supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than six thousand ten-thousandths (0.6000), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than eleven thousand (11,000), its number of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program during the 2012-2013 school year must be greater than six thousand (6,000) and its market value/income aid ratio must have increased from the 1991-1992 school year to the 2012-2013 school year by more than seventy percent (70%).
(ii) The increasing aid ratio supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts.
(6) A small school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for a small school district supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be less than five thousand ten-thousandths (0.5000), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be less than one thousand six hundred (1,600), its 2011-2012 equalized millage rate must be greater than sixteen (16) and its charter and cyber charter school concentration must be greater than five percent (5%).
(ii) The small school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts.
(7) A small rural school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the small rural school district supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than five thousand ten-thousandths (0.5000) and its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be less than two hundred (200).
(ii) The small rural school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts.
(8) A rural school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the rural school district supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than sixty-seven hundred ten-thousandths (0.6700) and less than seven thousand ten-thousandths (0.7000), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than one thousand eight hundred (1,800) and less than two thousand (2,000) and its 2011-2012 equalized millage rate must be greater than nineteen (19) and less than twenty one (21).
(ii) The rural school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts.
(9) A second class school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the second class school district supplement, a school district must have been classified as a second class school district during the 2000 census, it must have received State reimbursements pursuant to section 2591.1 for the 2009-2010 school year in an amount greater than three million five hundred thousand dollars ($3,500,000) and it must have a 2011-2012 average daily membership greater than eight thousand (8,000).
(ii) The second class school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership for all qualifying school districts.
(10) A personal income supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the personal income supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than fifty-two hundred ten-thousandths (0.5200) and less than sixty-five hundred ten-thousandths (0.6500), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than five thousand two hundred (5,200), its 2011-2012 equalized millage rate must be greater than twenty-two (22) and less than twenty-six (26), its adjusted personal income valuation for the 2010 tax year must be greater than six hundred million dollars ($600,000,000) and less than nine hundred million dollars ($900,000,000) and its number of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program during the 2012-2013 school year must be greater than two thousand (2,000).
(ii) The personal income supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) For each school district with an adjusted personal income valuation for the 2010 tax year greater than eight hundred million dollars ($800,000,000), the personal income supplement shall be two million dollars ($2,000,000).
(B) For each school district with an adjusted personal income valuation for the 2010 tax year less than eight hundred million dollars ($800,000,000), the personal income supplement shall be one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000).
(11) A second class A county school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the second class A county school district supplement, a school district must be located in a county of the second class A as determined by the 2010 census, its 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than sixty-eight hundred ten-thousandths (0.6800), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than four thousand (4,000) and its 2011-2012 equalized millage rate must be greater than twenty seven (27).
(ii) The second class A county school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by one million dollars ($1,000,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership of all qualifying school districts.
(12) A third class county school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the third class county school district supplement, a school district must be located in a county of the third class as determined by the 2010 census, its 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than six thousand ten-thousandths (0.6000) and less than sixty-nine hundred ten-thousandths (0.6900) and its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than ten thousand (10,000) and less than thirteen thousand (13,000).
(ii) The third class county school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by one million dollars ($1,000,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership of all qualifying school districts.
(13) A third class county small school district supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the third class county small school district supplement, a school district must be located in a county of the third class as determined by the 2010 census, its 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than seventy-six hundred ten-thousandths (0.7600), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be less than two thousand (2,000) and its number of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program during the 2012-2013 school year must be less than eight hundred (800).
(ii) The third class county small school district supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) Multiply the qualifying school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership by one million dollars ($1,000,000).
(B) Divide the product from clause (A) by the sum of the 2011-2012 average daily membership of all qualifying school districts.
(14) A growth supplement calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(i) To qualify for the growth supplement, a school district's 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio must be greater than fifty-one hundred ten-thousandths (0.5100) and less than sixty-two hundred ten-thousandths (0.6200), its 2011-2012 average daily membership must be greater than three thousand two hundred (3,200) and less than four thousand (4,000), its equalized millage rate must be greater than twenty-one (21) and less than twenty-three (23) and its number of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch under the National School Lunch Program during the 2012-2013 school year must be greater than one thousand two hundred (1,200) and less than one thousand seven hundred (1,700).
(ii) The growth supplement shall be calculated for qualifying school districts as follows:
(A) For each school district with a 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio less than fifty-three hundred ten-thousandths (0.5300), the growth supplement shall be one hundred sixty thousand dollars ($160,000).
(B) For each school district with a 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio greater than fifty-three hundred ten-thousandths (0.5300) and less than six thousand ten-thousandths (0.6000), the growth supplement shall be five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(C) For each school district with a 2012-2013 market value/income aid ratio greater than six thousand ten-thousandths (0.6000), the growth supplement shall be two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).
(b) The data used to calculate the provisions contained in subsection (a)(3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13) and (14) shall be based on information available to the Department of Education as of June 30, 2013.
(c) Any undistributed funds shall be deposited in the Financial Recovery School District Transitional Loan Account.
(d) For the purposes of this section:
(1) The English language learner concentration shall be determined by dividing the school district's number of enrolled students identified as limited English proficient during the 2011-2012 school year by its 2011-2012 average daily membership.
(2) The charter and cyber charter school concentration shall be determined by dividing the school district's 2011-2012 average daily membership enrolled in charter and cyber charter schools by its 2011-2012 average daily membership.

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XXV, § 2502.52, added 2013, July 9, P.L. 408, No. 59, § 10, imd. effective.

Footnotes

24 P.S. § 25-2502.51.
24 P.S. § 25-2502.52, PA ST 24 P.S. § 25-2502.52
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 7. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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