Welcome to the State Aid Office at the
New York State Education Department
State Aid Office Mission: To determine and distribute the correct amount of State Aid to public school districts and BOCES in a timely manner, and provide accurate and timely data for use in State Aid projections.
2013-14 Textbook, Software and Library Materials Aid will be Frozen April 30, 2014
Due to unusual weather, or natural or manmade disasters, districts may use up their scheduled snow emergency days in the first part of the school year. The following provides information regarding the 180 days of session requirement in Education Law section 3604 (7) as it relates to State Aid.
What happens when a district experiences weather - or disaster - related closures of many days?
2013-14 State Aid Handbook ( 409KB)
2014-15 Executive Budget School Aid Estimates On The NYS Division of Budget Website
- Description of 2014-2015 New York State Executive Budget Recommendations for Elementary and Secondary Education
- Definitions and Explanations of school aids displayed on the Executive Budget Estimates
- The 2014-2015 Executive Budget Proposal Preliminary Estimates can be accessed from the district data page
Reminder - Upcoming Deadline
To guarantee inclusion in the February 15th database file, all changes to 2013-14 SAMS should be submitted by January 15, 2014.
2013-14 Description of Payment Schedule for General State Aid Payments Combined Fixed and Individualized Payment schedule with a Sustaining Spring Advance.
2013-14 Payment Schedule Description
View the 2013-14 Payment Schedule for your district
January 10, 2014 SIRS Extract of 2013 BEDS Day Enrollment Counts for State Aid purposes and SAMS Revisions for Selected Projected Enrollment
Guidelines for State Aid Programs that Reimburse Districts for Computer Technology Expenses ( 73 KB) (Updated November 2013)
2013-14 State Aid Calculations (Output Reports) Released for Public View
Interest Rate Recalibration: Implementation Details, Waiver Applications and Lists of Affected Bonds/Projects
Late-Filed Independent Audits
Districts missing Independent Audits
Impact of late filed Independent Audits on State Aid Payments
Final Building Aid Statewide Average Interest Rate based on debt incurred by districts between 7/1/12 and 6/30/13
2012-13 Final Adjustments Processing ( 49 KB)
Information regarding the Statewide Interest Rate for Assumed Amortizations of Transportation Capital Expenses for the 2013-14 Aid Year
Guidance on Funding and Reporting for Transportation of UPK Students
Now Available - 2013-14 BOCES State Aid Claim Forms are now available in SAMS
For additional Information link to BOCES Information and SAMS Training Materials
Reorganization Incentive Aid Chart ( 42KB) (Updated July-2013)
Chart includes Reorganization Aid and Information for School Districts that have reorganized.
Now Available: 2013-14 BOCES Non-SAMS State Aid Forms and Instructions
2013-14 State Aid Calendar of Important Dates and Deadlines.
To access click on Calendar of Deadlines Menu choice above or
click here to access the State Aid Calendar directly.
Now Available - 2013-14 Claim Forms are now available in SAMS
For additional Information link to SAMS Information and SAMS Training Materials
2013-14 FTE Calculator for the Calculation of Student Full time Equivalent Attendance
2013-14 SA156 Data Report For Students with Disabilities and for Students in Equivalent Attendance
SA156 BOCES Data Report (35 KB)
SA156 Cover Memo (24 KB)
Urgent: Three Year BEDS/SIRS Enrollment Summary Report
Changes to the ST-3 form for the 2012-13 School Year (2013-14 Claim year SAMS)
June 30, 2013 Expiration of Statute of Limitations on Certain State Aid Claims
Transition to Common Core Regents Examinations in English Language
Arts and Mathematics / June 2014 Examination Schedule ( 116 KB)
2013-14 Statewide Averages to be Used in Computing Aids Payable during the 2013-14 School Year
Special Apportionment for Salary Expenses to accrue to 2012-13 from 2013-14 Informational Memo to Superintendents (Dated 05-03-13)
Application for all Districts except NYC and Yonkers ( 583 KB)
Public Pension Accrual Pursuant to Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2012
Informational Memo to Superintendents (Dated 05-03-13)
Application for all Districts except large 5 city School District ( 553 KB)
Recent amendments to NYS Education Law 3602 6.(e)(5)(c) regarding recalibration of interest rates for prospective projects and retro bond amortizations
2013-2014 Charter School Basic Tuition
Tuition (HTM) / ( 39 KB)
Definition of Charter School Data and Calculations
2013-14 State Aid Projections: Preliminary Estimates of 2012-13 and 2013-14 State Aids Payable Under Section 3609 and Other Aids
- Definitions and Explanations of aids displayed on the 2013-14 State Aid Estimates
- Link to your District's 2013-14 Aid Projections