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    Impact Aid
     
    What is Impact Aid? Impact Aid is a Federal education program that reimburses school districts for the lost revenue and additional costs associated with the presence of nontaxable Federal property. Because most public school districts are funded largely through local taxes and fees, and because Federal land is exempt from taxation, as are many of the businesses and facilities located on that land, districts are containing Federal property are at a financial disadvantage in funding their schools. (www.nafisdc.org) 
      
    Watch this video for more information: https://youtu.be/jz66BvHr_M0?t=7 
     
     
    Impact Aid Overview  
     
     
    Impact Aid Funds Received by La Conner School District - Historically
     
    Impact Aid      
               General     Special Ed       Capital Projects 
    2019-2020       2,154,496             70,564                   40,994
    2018-2019       2,097,491           102,935                             -  
    2017-2018       1,854,197             29,985                   41,923
    2016-2017       2,337,643             60,368                   44,274
    2015-2016       1,990,940             57,877                   45,306
    2014-2015       2,362,619             73,112                        795 
     

     
    Impact Aid is not a forward funded program.  This means often school districts budget and begin their school year before they know how many dollars will be allocated for their district.  This makes budgeting and planning very difficult and could be catastrophic if funding comes in lower than expected and is not adequate to meet the needs of the current school year.   
     
     
    For more information about Impact Aid, please contact Business Manager, Bonnie Haley.   
Last Modified on November 4, 2020