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The DC Code: § 38-2904 Weightings applied to counts of students enrolled at certain grade levels.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule:

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Grade Level               Weighting  Per Pupil

Allocation in FY

2013

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Pre-School                1.34       $12,226

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Pre-Kindergarten          1.30       $11,861

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Kindergarten              1.30       $11,861

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Grades 1-3                1.00       $9,124

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Grades 4-5                1.00       $9,124

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Grades 6-8                1.03       $9,398

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Grades 9-12               1.16       $10,584

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Alternative program       1.17       $10,675

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Special education school  1.17       $10,675

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Adult                     0.75       $6,843

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Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 31-2904. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-190 rewrote the section which had read as follows: Grade levels                              Weighting     Total per pupil allocation in FY 1999 Pre-School                                  1.16            $6,380 Pre-Kindergarten Grades K-5                                  1.05            $5,775 Ungraded enrolled in elementary schools Grades 6-8                                  1.00            $5,500 Ungraded enrolled in middle or junior high schools Grades 9-12                                 1.20            $6,600 Ungraded enrolled in senior high schools Alternative school all grade levels Adult                                       0.75            $4,125 D.C. Law 15-39 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                    Weighting   Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2003 Pre-School / Pre Kindergarten    1.17                  $7,510 Kindergarten                     1.17                  $7,510 Grades 1-3                       1.03                  $6,611 Grades 4-5                       1.00                  $6,419 Ungraded ES                      1.03                  $6,611 Grades 6-8                       1.03                  $6,611 Ungraded MS/JHS                  1.03                  $6,611 Grades 9-12                      1.17                  $7,510 Ungraded SHS                     1.17                  $7,510 Alternative                      1.30                  $8,344 Special Education Schools        1.17                  $7,510 Adult                            0.75                  $4,814 D.C. Law 14-307 amended the section by changing the numbers in the table which had read as follows: Grade Level                    Weighting   Per Pupil allocation in FY 2003 Pre-School / Pre-Kindergarten    1.17                  $7,670 Kindergarten                     1.03                  $7,670 Grades 1-3                       1.03                  $6,752 Grades 4-5                       1.00                  $6,555 Ungraded ES                      1.03                  $6,752 Grades 6-8                       1.03                  $6,752 Ungraded MS/JHS                  1.03                  $6,752 Grades 9-12                      1.17                  $7,670 Ungraded SHS                     1.17                  $7,670 Alternative                      1.30                  $8,522 Special Education Schools        1.17                  $7,670 Adult                            0.75                  $4,916 D.C. Law 15-205 rewrote the section which had read: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                       Weighting     Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2004 Pre-School/Pre- Kindergarten         1.17                   $7,664 Kindergarten                         1.03                   $7,664 Grades 1-3                           1.03                   $6,747 Grades 4-5                           1.00                   $6,551 Ungraded ES                          1.03                   $6,747 Grades 6-8                           1.03                   $6,747 Ungraded MS/JHS                      1.03                   $6,747 Grades 9-12                          1.17                   $7,664 Ungraded SHS                         1.17                   $7,664 Alternative                          1.30                   $8,516 Special Education Schools            1.17                   $7,664 Adult                                0.75                   $4,913 D.C. Law 16-33 rewrote section, which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                               Weighting    Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2005 Pre-School                                   1.17             $8,077.21 Pre-Kindergarten                             1.17             $8,077.21 Pre K Incentive                              1.17             $8,077.21 Kindergarten                                 1.03             $7,110.71 Grades 1-3                                   1.03             $7,110.21 Grades 4-5                                   1.00             $6,903.60 Ungraded ES                                  1.03             $7,110.71 Grades 6-8                                   1.03             $7,110.71 Ungraded MS/JHS                              1.03             $7,110.71 Grades 9-12                                  1.17             $8,077.21 Ungraded SHS                                 1.17             $8,077.21 Alternative                                  1.30             $8,974.68 Special Education Schools                    1.17             $8,077.21 Adult                                        0.75             $5,177.70 D.C. Law 16-191 made a change in the directory language of D.C. Law 15-205 which resulted in no change in text. D.C. Law 16-192 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                  Weighting   Per Pupil Allocation FY 2006 Pre-School/Pre Kindergarten    1.17               $8,549.74 Kindergarten                   1.03               $7,526.69 Grades 1-3                     1.03               $7,526.69 Grades 4-5                     1.00               $7,307.47 Ungraded ES                    1.03               $7,526.69 Grades 6-8                     1.03               $7,526.69 Ungraded MS/JHS                1.03               $7,526.69 Grades 9-12                    1.17               $8,549.74 Ungraded SHS                   1.17               $8,549.74 Alternative                    1.30               $9,499.71 Special Education Schools      1.17               $8,549.74 Adult                          0.75               $5,480.60 D.C. Law 17-20 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                Weighting  Per Pupil Allocation in 2007 Pre-School                 1.16       $9,2829 Pre-Kindergarten           1.16       $9,2829 Kindergarten               1.16       $9,2829 Grades 1-3                 1.03       $8,242.12 Grades 4-5                 1.00       $8,002.60 Ungraded ES                1.03       $8,242.12 Grades 6-8                 1.00       $8,002.60 Ungraded MS/JHS            1.00       $8,002.60 Grades 9-12                1.17       $9,362.41 Ungraded SHS               1.17       $9,362.41 Alternative Program        1.23       $9,842.53 Special ed schools         1.17       $9,362.41 Adult                      0.75       $6,001.55 D.C. Law 17-219 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                Weighting   Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2008 Pre-School                 1.16        $9,654 Pre-Kindergarten           1.16        $9,654 Kindergarten               1.16        $9,654 Grades 1-3                 1.03        $8,572 Grades 4-5                 1.00        $8,322 Ungraded ES                1.03        $8,572 Grades 6-8                 1.00        $8,322 Ungraded MS/JHS            1.00        $8,322 Grades 9-12                1.17        $9,737 Ungraded SHS               1.17        $9,737 Alternative Program        1.23        $10,236 Special ed schools         1.17        $9,737 Adult                      0.75        $6,242. D.C. Law 18-111 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                           Weighting     Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2009 Pre-School                            1.34                  $11,752 Pre-Kindergarten                      1.30                  $11,401 Kindergarten                          1.30                  $11,401 Grades 1-3                            1.00                   $8,770 Grades 4-5                            1.00                   $8,770 Ungraded ES                           1.00                   $8,770 Grades 6-8                            1.03                   $9,033 Ungraded MS/JHS                       1.03                   $9,033 Grades 9-12                           1.16                  $10,173 Ungraded SHS                          1.16                  $10,173 Alternative Program                   1.17                  $10,261 Special ed schools                    1.17                  $10,261 Adult                                 0.75                  $6,577. D.C. Law 18-223 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level             Weighting                   Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2010 Pre-School              1.34                                $11,752 Pre-Kindergarten        1.30                                $11,401 Kindergarten            1.30                                $11.401 Grades 1-3              1.00                                $ 8,770 Grades 4-5              1.00                                $ 8,770 Ungraded ES             1.00                                $ 8,770 Grades 6-8              1.03                                $ 9,033 Ungraded MS/JHS         1.03                                $ 9,033 Grades 9-12             1.16                                $10,173 Ungraded SHS            1.16                                $10,173 Alternative Program     1.17                                $10,261 Special ed schools      1.17                                $10,261 Adult                   0.75                                $ 6,578 D.C. Law 18-370 rewrote the section, which formerly read: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: Grade Level                  Weighting              Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2011 Pre-School                   1.34                            $11,987 Pre-Kindergarten             1.30                            $11,629 Kindergarten                 1.30                            $11,629 Grades 1-3                   1.00                             $8,945 Grades 4-5                   1.00                             $8,945 Ungraded ES                  1.00                             $8,945 Grades 6-8                   1.03                             $9,214 Ungraded MS/JHS              1.03                             $9,214 Grades 9-12                  1.16                            $10,377 Ungraded SHS                 1.16                            $10,377 Alternative Program          1.17                            $10,466 Special ed schools           1.17                            $10,466 Adult                        0.75                            $6,709." D.C. Law 19-21 rewrote the section, which formerly read: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule:" Grade Level                                Weighting     Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2011 Pre-School                                 1.34          $11,752 Pre-Kindergarten                           1.30          $11,401 Kindergarten                               1.30          $11,401 Grades 1-3                                 1.00          $8,770 Grades 4-5                                 1.00          $8,770 Ungraded elementary school                 1.00          $8,770 Grades 6-8                                 1.03          $9,033 Ungraded middle school/junior high school  1.03          $9,033 Grades 9-12                                1.16          $10,173 Ungraded senior high school                1.16          $10,173 Alternative program                        1.17          $10,261 Special education school                   1.17          $10,261 Adult                                      0.75          $6,578 D.C. Law 19-168 rewrote the section, which formerly read: "The student counts at certain grade levels and in certain programs shall be weighted to provide an amount per student differing from the basic foundation level in accordance with the following schedule: -------------------------------------------------------------- Grade Level                    Weighting  Per Pupil Allocation in FY 2012 -------------------------------------------------------------- Pre-School                 1.34           $11,986 -------------------------------------------------------------- Pre-Kindergarten           1.30           $11,629 -------------------------------------------------------------- Kindergarten               1.30           $11,629 -------------------------------------------------------------- Grades 1-3                 1.00           $8,945 -------------------------------------------------------------- Grades 4-5                 1.00           $8,945 -------------------------------------------------------------- Ungraded elementary        1.00           $8,945 -------------------------------------------------------------- Grades 6-8                 1.03           $9,213 -------------------------------------------------------------- Ungraded middle            1.03           $9,213 school/junior high school -------------------------------------------------------------- Grades 9-12                1.16           $10,376 -------------------------------------------------------------- Ungraded senior high       1.16           $10,376 -------------------------------------------------------------- school -------------------------------------------------------------- Alternative program        1.17           $10,466 -------------------------------------------------------------- Special education          1.17           $10,466 -------------------------------------------------------------- Adult                      0.75           $6,709 -------------------------------------------------------------- Temporary Addition of Section See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of chapter, see note to § 38-2901. For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(b) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-544, December 4, 2002, 49 DCR 11700). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(b) of the Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-27, February 24, 2003, 50 DCR 2151). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3302(c) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(b) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-103, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5499). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 312(b) of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-105, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5613). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 312(b) of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-149, September 22, 2003, 50 DCR 8360). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-486, August 2, 2004, 51 DCR 8236). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-594, October 26, 2004, 51 DCR 11725). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4012(b) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(c) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-477, August 8, 2006, 53 DCR 7068). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(c) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-499, October 23, 2006, 53 DCR 8845). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(c) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-1, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1165). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(c) of Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-74, July 25, 2007, 54 DCR 7549). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-187, August 26, 2009, 56 DCR 7374). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-260, January 4, 2010, 57 DCR 345). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4022(b) of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 402(b) of Fiscal Year 2011 Supplemental Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-694, January 19, 2011, 58 DCR 662). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4003(c) of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-93, June 29, 2011, 58 DCR 5599). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-383, June 19, 2012, 59 DCR 7764). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-413, July 25, 2012, 59 DCR 9290). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-180, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-207, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. For Law 14-190, see notes following § 38-1208.01. For Law 14-307, see notes following § 38-2903. For Law 15-39, see notes following § 38-160. For D.C. Law 15-205, see notes following § 38-2903. For Law 16-33, see notes following § 38-1306. For Law 16-191, see notes following § 38-1202.01. For Law 16-192, see notes following § 38-2731. For Law 17-20, see notes following § 38-451. For Law 17-219, see notes following § 38-251. For Law 18-111, see notes following § 38-191. For Law 18-223, see notes following § 38-103. For history of Law 18-370, see notes under § 38-821.02. For history of Law 19-21, see notes under § 38-271.01. For history of Law 19-168, see notes under § 38-757.01. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 4001 of D.C. Law 18-111 provided that subtitle A of title IV of the act may be cited as the "Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2009". DC CODE § 38-2904 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 26, 1999, D.C. Law 12-207, § 105, 45 DCR 8095; Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 3402(c), 49 DCR 6968; June 5, 2003, D.C. Law 14-307, § 102(b), 49 DCR 11664; Nov. 13, 2003, D.C. Law 15-39, § 312(b), 50 DCR 5668; Dec. 7, 2004, D.C. Law 15-205, § 4002(b), 51 DCR 8441; Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 4012(b), 52 DCR 7503; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-191, § 61, 53 DCR 6794; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-192, § 4002(c), 53 DCR 6899; Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 4002(c), 54 DCR 7052; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17- 219, § 4016(b), 55 DCR 7598; Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-111, § 4002(a), 57 DCR 181; Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 4022(b), 57 DCR 6242; Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-370, § 402(b), 58 DCR 1008; Sept. 14, 2011, D.C. Law 19-21, § 4003(c), 58 DCR 6226; Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 4002(b), 59 DCR 8025.)