Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal Changes

Section 156.7 of the Commissioner’s Regulations requires that school districts provide documentation of a new non-allowable pupil decimal at least once every three years, on a worksheet prescribed by the Education Department.

School district are required to provide documentation for a Non-allowable Pupil Decimal calculation if any of the following have occurred:

  • It has been three years since the previous calculation was reported;

  • The district has revised its mileage or other policy regarding pupils eligible for transportation services;

  • School district reorganization with one or more other districts;

  • Opening of a school building or closing of a building currently used as a school building;

  • An error made by the school district in the calculation of a Non-allowable Pupil Decimal for a prior year;

  • Transportation of children in established Child Safety Zones; or

  • A change in school district transportation policy to provide transportation of eligible children to or from a universal pre-kindergarten program pursuant to Section 3602-e of the Education Law.

Last Updated: March 12, 2019