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Friday, February 9, 2007

 

Facts on special education programs

Concord-Carlisle Regional High School

Population: 1306

Percentage of students with Individual Education Program Plans (IEPs): 14%

Total special education enrollment: 185

Number getting services within the district: 139

Number of students getting services out of district: 46

Number of out-of-district students with residential placements: 7

Total special education budget expenditure is: $3,598,795

SPED Budget as a % of the total Carlisle Budget: 19%

Out-of-district placements make up 73% of the total SPED Budget at $2,631,973.

Average per pupil expenditure for students in out-of-district placements is $55,338.

Based on current SPED expenditures, it is anticipated that CCRSD will receive a circuit breaker reimbursement of $792,665 during the FY07 school year.

Carlisle Public Schools

Population: 788

Percent of students with IEPs: 11.2%

Total special education enrollment: 88

Number getting services within the district: 82

Number of students getting services out of district: 6

Number of out-of-district students with residential placements: 0

Total special education budget expenditure is: $1,807,702

SPED Budget as a % of the total Carlisle School Budget: 21.5%

Out-of-district placements make up 16% of the total SPED Budget at $298,512.

Average-per-pupil expenditure for students in out-of-district placements is $49,752.

Based on current special education expenditures, it is anticipated that Carlisle Public Schools will receive a circuit breaker reimbursement of $200,279 during the FY07 school year.

Concord Public Schools (for comparison)

Population: 1898

% of students with IEPs: 20%

Total special education enrollment: 384

Number getting services within the district: 331

Number of students getting services out of district: 53

Total special education budget expenditure is: $6,241,253.

SPED Budget as a % of the total Concord Budget: 24%

Out-of-district placements make up 47% of the total SPED Budget at $2,929,416

Average-per-pupil expenditure for students in out of district placements is $31,056.

Based on current special education expenditures, it is anticipated that Concord Public Schools will receive a circuit breaker reimbursement of $557,184 during the FY07 school year.

Note: Students with IEPs have been identified as having a disability and receive special education services.


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