Administrative Procedure 210 – Appendix A

Ages For Funding Eligibility In ECS Programs Depending Upon Status Of Child

Funding Status of Child For funding in an ECS program, the minimum age of the child on September 1 of program year must be the greater of
Severely Disabled Child
Hearing Impaired Child
Mildly or Moderately Disabled Child
Regular Program Child

Developmentally Immature Child
2 years, 6 months or 3 years less than minimum school age*
3 years, 6 months or 2 years less than minimum school age*
4 years, 6 months or 1 year less than minimum school age*
5 years, 6 months or minimum school age*

* The younger of the school entrance age as set.
i. By the Division in which the parents of the child reside, or
ii. In the School Act, which is six (6) years of age as of September 1.


September 21, 2016




Section 8, 30, 60, 61, 113 School Act

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Funding Manual for School Authorities

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