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Prototypical School Funding Model

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RCW  28A.150.260

Elementary School = 400 students

Middle School = 432 students

High School = 600 students


Elem

Middle

High

Principals, assistant principals, and other certificated building-level administrators

1.253

1.353

1.880

Teacher-librarians, a function that includes information literacy, technology, and media to support school library media programs

0.663

0.519

0.523

Health and social services:

School nurses

0.076

0.060

0.096

Social workers

0.042

0.006

0.015

Psychologists

0.017

0.002

0.007

Guidance counselors, a function that includes parent outreach and graduation advising

0.493

1.216

2.539

Teaching assistance, including any aspect of educational instructional services provided by classified employees

0.936

0.700

0.652

Office support and other noninstructional aides

2.012

2.325

3.269

Custodians

1.657

1.942

2.965

Classified staff providing student and staff safety

0.079

0.092

0.141

Parent involvement coordinators

0.0825

0.00

0.00


The minimum staffing allocation for each school district to provide district-wide support services shall be allocated per one thousand annual average full-time equivalent students in grades K-12 as follows:

Staff per 1,000 K-12 students


Technology. . . .0.628

Facilities, maintenance, and grounds. . . .1.813

Warehouse, laborers, and mechanics. . . .0.332


The minimum allocation of staff units for each school district to support certificated and classified staffing of central administration shall be 5.30 percent of the staff units generated under subsections (4)(a) and (5) of this section and (a) of this subsection.




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