School Apportionment

The School Apportionment division at OSPI allocates and distributes state funds to local education agencies as directed by Washington State Legislature. To help keep you informed, quick access to important information will be posted below for a limited duration. You may also find this content posted elsewhere on the site.

2024-25 Preliminary Poverty Information

This file provides the preliminary poverty information for 2024-25 LAP and High Poverty LAP funding. The data used to compile this information was a October 2, 2023 CEDARS extract pulled on January 31, 2024. This file will become FINAL based on a CEDARS extract pulled on March 31, 2024. 

2023-24 K-3 Class Size Compliance Q&A

This Question and Answer provides more information on the K-3 Class Size compliance calculation for the 2023-24 school year. The last day to submit the Smartsheet to report supplemental teacher is June 17, 2024. 

2023-24 PSES Staff Compliance Q&A

This Question and Answer provides more information on the Physical, Social, and Emotional Support (PSES) compliance calculation for the 2023-24 school year. The last day to submit the Smartsheet to report supplemental and contracted staff not included in the S275 report is June 17, 2024. 

Results of the Final 2022-23 PSES Compliance Calculation

Transportation Safety Net Funding Allocations for 2024

The 2023-25 Biennial Budget provides $13 million for fiscal year 2024 for Transportation Safety Net funding to school districts with a demonstrated need for additional transportation funding for special passengers. Transportation Safety Net awards shall only be provided when a school district’s allowable transportation expenditures attributable to serving special passengers exceeds the amount allocated and any excess transportation costs reimbursed by federal, state, tribal, or local child welfare agencies.

Final 2024 Transportation Safety Net fund allocations have been determined. 

If you have any questions, please email T.J. Kelly.

Transportation Safety Net Funding Q&A

The Q&A document provides responses to common questions related to the $13,000,000 provided in the state budget for transportation safety net. Responses here address areas related to the necessary data tracking and reporting, the timing of the application process, the timing of the payments, and the accounting of revenues and expenditures among other areas. We will update the document as needed to address areas of interest or concern that we have not yet considered.

If you have any questions or comments related to this document, please email T.J. Kelly.

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