The aggregate number of pupil days in attendance divided by the number of days in the regular school session. A pupil who attends school for five or more clock hours while school is in session constitutes one pupil day of attendance. The best three months average daily attendance of the prior year is used in calculating General State Aid for the current year. ADA figures are sometimes adjusted due to audits of school records. Therefore, the ADA and the per pupil fields that are dependent on the ADA may change as a result of these adjustments.
The assessed value multiplied by the state equalization factor; this gives the value of the property upon which the tax rate is calculated after deducting homestead exemptions, if applicable. For farm acreage, farm buildings, and coal rights, the final assessed value is the equalized value. Due to tax collection procedures, the EAV is for the year prior to the beginning of the fiscal year.
The factor that must be applied to local assessments to bring about the percentage increase or decrease that will result in an equalized assessed valuation equal to one-third of the market value of taxable property in a jurisdiction (other than farm acreage and buildings and other than coal rights).
Districts receive their general state aid funding under one of three distribution “formulas”: A) Special-equalization-resource-equalizer districts , B) alternate-method districts, and C) flat-grant districts.
Expenditures related to the activities concerned with establishing and administering policy in connection with operating the local education agency (LEA). Included are Board of Education Services, Executive Administration Services, (Office of the Superintendent, etc.), and Special Area Administration Services. (Excluding Capital Outlay expenditures reported separately.)Note: As of FY2009 and based on School Code change Non-Capitalized Equipment is excluded with Capital Outlay
Expenditures related to activities dealing with the teaching of pupils or the interaction between teachers and pupils. Teaching may be provided for pupils in a school classroom or in another location such as a home or hospital and may include other learning activities. It may also be provided through some other approved medium such as television, radio, telephone, or correspondence. Included here are the activities of aides or assistants of any type (clerks, graders, teaching machines, etc.) which assist in the instruction process. (Excluding Capital Outlay expenditures reported separately.)Note: As of FY2009 and based on School Code change Non-Capitalized Equipment is excluded with Capital Outlay
All receipts from local sources including property taxes and payments in lieu of taxes, interest on investments, sale of property, tuition and other miscellaneous items.
The gross operating cost of a school district (excepting summer school, adult education, bond principal retired, and capital expenditures) divided by the nine-month ADA for the regular school term.Note: As of FY2009 and based on School Code change Non-Capitalized Equipment is excluded with Capital Outlay
All school district property taxes extended for all purposes, except community college educational purposes for the payment of tuition under Section 6-1 of the Public College Act (110 ILCS 805/6-1), Bond and Interest, Summer School, Rent, Capital Improvements, and Vocational Education Building purposes. The operating tax rate shown for specific fiscal years represents the tax rate for the period 2 years prior to the fiscal year shown. For example, in FY01, the operating tax rate shown is for 1999
Expenditures related to activities concerned with retiring the principal on bonds, other debts of the LEA, Community Services, Capital Outlay, and Non-programmed Charges.Note: As of FY2009 IL School Code change Non-Capitalized Equipment is excluded with Capital Outlay
The amount a local school district charges as tuition to nonresident students as defined by Sections 18-03 and 10-20.12a of the School Code. The per capita tuition charge is determined by totaling all expenses of a school district in its Educational, Operations and Maintenance, Bond and Interest, Transportation, Municipal Retirement / Social Security, and Rent funds for the preceding school year less expenditures not applicable to the regular K-12 program (such as adult education and summer school), less offsetting revenues from state sources , except those from the Common School Fund, less offsetting revenues from federal sources except those from federal Impaction Aid, less revenues from student and community services, plus a depreciation allowance and dividing this amount by the nine-month ADA for the year. The ADA during the regular school term is adjusted by the average daily attendance of pupils tuitioned in and tuitioned out of the district.Note: As of FY2009 IL School Code change the following funds were changed:
Amounts received from the State for General State Aid, and other state programs including Transportation Aid, Bilingual Education, Gifted Education, etc.
Expenditures related to those services which provide administrative, technical, and logistical support to facilitate and enhance instruction. (Excluding General Administration activities and Capital Outlay expenditures reported separately.)Note: As of FY2009 and based on School Code change Non-Capitalized Equipment is excluded with Capital Outlay
A school district’s total tax rate consists of all funds levied, which may include: Education, Operations and Maintenance, Transportation, Working Cash, IMRF, Liability Insurance, Special Education, Social Security, Bonds and Interest, and Fire Safety Bonds.