Unformatted text preview: from a closed charter school are currently unresolved, but
because charter schools are entities of the schools district, districts are probably
Teacher Retirement: All charter schools participate in public employee retirement systems. 112 Appendix Colorado Basic Elementary
FTE $/Member Colorado
Total FTE enrollment
Per pupil funding calculation
FY98 base funding
Personnel costs factor
Non-personnel costs factor
Per pupil funding (PPF) Middle Cost K-12
FTE $/Member 100 a 0 At-risk funding (ARF) b Urban At-Risk
FTE $/Member 100
- 28 100
$ 142 56 $ 3,667
$ 284 Per pupil operating revenue
(PPOR)= [PPF+ ARF]-216 $ 4,052 $ 4,375 $ 4,530 c 90% 100% 120% Percent of PPOR negotiated
1. Categorical funds d Transportation payments
Gifted/talented e $ $ - $ 55 - $
$ - $
80 $ 0
0 - $
$ - $ 7 $ 14 10
7 d 2. Federal funding
Bilingual and immigrant
1. Total negotiated revenue 100 $ 3,647 100 $ 4,375 100 $ 5,436 ASSUMPTIONS: Basic elementary charter school receives 90 percent of PPOR, and its students generate no
state or federal categorical funding for the school district. Data are reflective of Moffat school district. Middle
cost K-12 charter school receives 100 percent of PPOR, and its students generate the average state and
federal categorical aid for the school district. Data are reflective of El Paso school district. At-risk upper grade
charter school receives 120 percent of PPOR and has twice the state average in state and federal categorical
funding. Data are reflective of Denver.
a At-risk funding expressed as the average amount per pupil, not per at-risk student.
$216 per student is earmarked for capital reserves and insurance. Beginning in 1999-2000, charter schools
will receive this amount automatically.
District and charter school negotiate the percent of PPOR to account for in-kind provision of services.
Beginning in 1999-2000, minimum funding is set at 95 percent.
Categoricals are state per pupil averages in 1997-98. Few Colorado charter schools directly received state
categorical aid or federal aid. Categorical and federal aid are reflected either in the negotiated adjustment of
the percentage of PPOR, or is received “in-kind” through district provision of the service.
Some districts provide transportation at no charge to charter schools.
b Appendix 113 Venturesome Capital: State Charter School Finance Systems Connecticut
Base Funding: Funding depends on whether charter schools are authorized by a school district or the state board of education. Of the 12 original charter schools, only two were
authorized by school districts.
Local district charter school. Charter school students are counted in the school
district’s enrollment. All payments to the charter school are negotia...
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