Schools Act (IASA)
DIRECTIONS FOR COMPLETING
ELIGIBILITY OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS
(Title I applicants only)
RECOMMENDATION: Complete all of the sections (1,2,3,4,6,7,
and 8) before computing number 5 in order to determine the necessary Program
1. All applicants for Title I funds,
including single attendance areas, must complete this
form. Duplicate the form as necessary. Under number 1, enter LEA name,
county name, and project code.
2. Status: Check appropriate box, if applicable.
(See Section VIII-30 for information on single attendance areas and
Section VIII-31 for information on desegregation waivers.)
3. Poverty Criteria: Check the appropriate
box. (See Section VIII-30). Note that the name of the Aid to Families
with Dependent Children (AFDC) program was changed in 1996 to the Temporary
Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) with the enactment of the Federal
Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act.
4. Adjusted Title I Allocation:
|4.1. LEA Allocation
||Enter the LEA Title I entitlement amount
from the allocation notice. The subtotal (f) plus Program Amount (g)
must equal the LEA Allocation or Title I Entitlement Amount.
|a. Homeless & N or D
||Enter the total amount of Title I, Parts
A and B funds allocated for neglected and delinquent students from
the allocation notice. Enter the amount of funds reserved for homeless,
neglected, and delinquent students.
|b. Parent Involvement
||Enter the total amount reserved for parent
involvement activities. LEAs with Title I allocations over $500,000
must reserve at least one percent of funds.
|c. Indirect Cost
||Enter the approved FY 2002 indirect cost
rate amount. Indirect costs may be charged only if an approved rate
has been received from the NJDOE (see Section VIII-65). This amount
should match the amount on the budget page, (Object Code 200-860)
for Title I.
|d. Professional Development
||Enter the amount set aside for professional
development. This amount should match the amounts allocated on the
budget page for Title I.
|e. General Administration
||Enter, if requesting, the amount designated
for general administration.
|f. Capital Expense
||Enter amount reserved for nonreimbursed
||Add the amounts indicated on lines a through
|h. Program Amount
||Enter the total of the public and private
Attendance Area allocation.
5. Calculation for Per-Pupil Expenditure: Enter
the LEA Allocation. Enter the Total Number of Low-income Pupils
(public and private). Divide the LEA Allocation by the total number
of low-income pupils. Enter the Per-Pupil Expenditure.
6. Below 35 Percent Poverty: If the LEA is below
35 percent poverty, complete the 125 Percent Calculation for Per-Pupil
Expenditure. Enter the calculated Per-Pupil Expenditure. Multiply this
figure by 125 percent and enter the Adjusted Per-Pupil Expenditure.
7. Schools Ranked by Poverty:
||Enter the grade span for the LEA,
the total number of all Resident Students, the number of
low-income Public Students, and the number of low-income Private
Students. Calculate the total percentage of poverty for the
LEA by dividing the number of low-income Public and Private Students
by the total number of Resident Students.
|Public School Attendance Area
||Rank order every school in the district
from highest to lowest according to the percentage of poverty. Enter
all of the public schools in this order. Do not include private
schools in this list.
||Enter the grade span of the school (Pre-School
- Grade 12).
||Enter the total number of students (public
and private) in the school attendance area (the geographic area in
which the children who are normally served by that school reside).
|Number of Low Income: Public/Private
||Enter the total number of low-income public
students and the total number of low-income private students for each
public school attendance area based upon selected poverty criteria.
|Percent of Poverty
(Total Public & Private)
|Divide the total number of low-income students
(public and private) in the attendance area by the number of resident
||Place a check if the school is eligible
for funding based upon the following priorities: 1) the school exceeds
75 percent poverty; 2) the school, either rank ordered by grade level
or within the entire LEA, is at least as high as the percentage of
poverty in the LEA as a whole; 3) Option: School has 35 percent or
|Attendance Area Allocation
||Public School: Multiply the number
of low-income public school students by the per-pupil amount. Enter
Private School: Multiply the number of low-income private
school students by the per-pupil amount. Enter the allocation. The
private school student amount may not include any amount for Capital
Expenses including Capital Expense costs incurred by third-party
contractors in providing Title I services to eligible private school
|Distribution of Remaining Funds
||See Title I Eligibility of Schools in Section
VIII-30 for criteria.