Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS - YEAR TWO, WAVE FIFTEEN

Year Two Summary

Wave Fifteen Details

October 15, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This fifteenth wave notified approximately 1500 schools and libraries applicants.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $105 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $906,061.42. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $27,261,812.05, which is 2.2% of national total thus far (approximately $1.3 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave fifteen: 29.
  • Number of agencies notified in this fifteenth wave: 18. (NJ comprised 1.2% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Three Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 14
Non-Public Schools: 4
Public Libraries: 0

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY TOWN COUNTY DISCOUNT AMOUNT* NUMBER

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Perth Amboy School District**

Perth Amboy

Middlesex

1

$231,867.50

88

Asbury Park School District**

Asbury Park

Monmouth

1

$195,342.40

88

Salem City School District

Salem

Salem

2

$181,020.03

87

East Windsor Regional School District

Hightstown

Mercer

3

$97,471.69

50

Gloucester City School District**

Gloucester City

Camden

4

$85,568.78

80

Tenafly School District

Tenafly

Bergen

2

$34,818.11

38

Southern Regional High School District

Manahawkin

Ocean

2

$22,962.00

43

Haddon Heights School District

(see Wave 15 details)

Camden

2

$15,219.42

(see Wave 15 details)

Cumberland County Technical Education Center

Bridgeton

Cumberland

1

$10,400.00

80

Children's Institute School

Livingston

Essex

1

$7,864.83

50

*Amount = Funds committed in the form of a discount on eligible services (telecommunications and dedicated services, Internet access, and internal connections).

**Abbott districts.