|Funding per student|
|Alabama||Funding per student depends on state appropriations. For FY 2015, the department will allocate $2,005,334 to local school boards on a per student basis, which is approximatley an additional $95 per ELL student.|
Additional weight in formula: 0.2 (20%)
|Arizona||Additional weight in the formula: 0.115 (11.5%)|
|Arkansas||For the 2012-2013 school year, districts received an additional $305 per ELL student.|
|California||Additional weight in formula: 0.2 (20%)|
Funding per student varies depending on students' proficiency levels:
-$869 per non-English proficient student
-$34 per limited English proficient student.
|Connecticut||Additional weight in formula: 0.15 (15%) for ELLs not participating in bilingual education programs|
|Florida||Additional weight in formula: 0.147 (14.7%)|
|Georgia||Funding per student is based on FTE and teacher/student funding ratios. The ELL ratio is 7:1.|
|Hawaii||Additional weight in formula: 0.18 (18%)|
The 2014 state ELL allocation of $3,500,000 was distributed in October 2013 directly to districts with an approved State Limited English Proficient plan. A total of 14,261 students were identified as LEP, averaging $245.42 per student.
|Illinois||Funding per student depends on a district's claims for reimbursement. Additionally, if the money appropriated by the General Assembly is insufficient, it shall be apportioned on the basis of the claims approved.|
|Indiana||Funding for the 2013-2014 Non English Speaking Program (NESP) was $90.88 per pupil.|
|Iowa||Additional weight in formula: 0.22 (22%)|
|Kansas||Additional weight in formula: 0.395 (39.5%)|
|Kentucky||Additional weight in formula: 0.096 (9.6%)|
|Louisiana||Additional weight in formula: 0.22 (22%)|
Additional weight in formula depends on density of ELL students:
A. Fewer than 15 ELL students: weight of 0.70 (70%)
B. More than 15 ELL students and fewer than 251: weight of 0.50 (50%)
C. 251 or more ELL students: weight of 0.525 (52.5%).
|Maryland||Additional weight in the formula: 0.99 (99%)|
|Massachusetts||Additional weight in formula varies between 0.07-0.34 (7%-34%), depending on grade level.|
For the 2014-2015 school year, there is allocated an amount not to exceed $1,200,000.00 to applicant districts and intermediate districts offering programs of instruction for ELL students.
|Minnesota||Revenue is equal to $700 times the greater of 20 or the number of eligible ELL pupil units. Additional revenue is provided for high concentrations of ELLs.|
|Missouri||Additional weight in formula: 0.60 (60%)|
|Nebraska||Additional weight in formula: 0.25 (25%)|
|Nevada||In FY 2014-15 the state allocated $24.95 million for ELL services. These funds were allocated to Clark County School District ($19.71 million) and Washoe County School District ($3.74 million) with the remaining $1.5 million distributed to the remaining school districts based on their ELL enrollment.|
|New Hampshire||Funding is an additional $684.45 to the base per pupil cost for an ELL student receiving English Language instruction.|
|New Jersey||Additional weight in the formula: 0.5 (50%). For ELL students also considered "at-risk," an additional weight of 0.125 (12.5%) is added to the ELL weight for a total weight of 0.625 (62.5%)|
|New Mexico||Additional weight in the formula: 0.5 (50%)|
|New York||Additional weight in formula: 0.5 (50%)|
|North Carolina||In 2014-15, the state allocated $74.2 million for ELL programs. Each district with at least 20 ELL students receives the dollar equivalent of a teacher assistant position. Any remaining funds are allocated 50% the number of ELL students (up to 10.6% of the districts population) and 50% on the concentration of ELL students.|
|North Dakota||Additional weight in formula: 0.2-0.3 (20%-30%), depending on a student's language ability.|
|Ohio||Funding depends on duration of enrollment:|
(A) $1,515 per student enrolled for 180 school days or less
(B) $1,136 per student enrolled for more than 180 school days
(C) $758 per student who does not qualify for inclusion under division (A) or (B) and is in a trial-mainstream period.
|Oklahoma||Additional weight in formula: 0.25 (25%)|
|Oregon||Additional weight in formula: 0.5 (50%)|
|Pennsylvania||Additional funding of $34.65 per student in FY 2014-15. Funding is from their block grant program which is outside of the formula.|
|South Carolina||Additional weight in formula: 0.2 (20%)|
|South Dakota||Additional weight in formula: 0.25 (25%)|
|Tennessee||The state’s funding formula provides districts with funding for an additional teaching position for every 30 ELL students and an additional interpreter position for every 300 students.|
Additional weight in formula: 0.1 (10%)
|Utah||ELL students qualify for funding under the state's "at-risk" program. At-risk funding (which exist outside of the formula) is distributed based on district demographics:|
-20% of at-risk funding goes to high-poverty districts
-76% distributed based on districts' at-risk student enrollment.
-4% to all districts.
|Vermont||Additional weight in formula: 0.2 (20%). Additionally, ELL students are given a poverty weight of 0.25 (25%) for an additional total of 0.45 (45%).|
|Virginia||An additional 17 teaching positions for every 1,000 ELL students|
|Washington||The state formula provides funding for an additional 4.778 hours of bilingual instruction per week. The formula translates to additional funding of approximately $930 per eligible student in the 2013-14 school year.|
|West Virginia||Funding per student depends on the concentration of ELLs in a school district and the varying proficiency levels of students.|
|Wisconsin||The state provides $250,000 for districts with ELL student populations that represent 15% or more of the district's total population.The $250,000 is distributed to these districts on a prorated basis depending on each district's total ELL expenditures. The amount of funding is contingent on available state dollars.|
|Wyoming||Funding per student depends on staffing costs. The 2015-2016 Block Grant estimate provides an additional $35.56 per FTE ELL teacher.|