# 20 U.S. Code § 6335 - Targeted grants to local educational agencies

(a)

**Eligibility of local educational agencies**
(1)

**In general**A local educational agency in a State is eligible to receive a targeted grant under this section for any fiscal year if—

(A)
the number of children in the local educational agency counted under section
6333
(c) of this title, before application of the weighted child count described in subsection (c) of this section, is at least 10; and

(B)
if the number of children counted for grants under section
6333
(c) of this title, before application of the weighted child count described in subsection (c) of this section, is at least 5 percent of the total number of children aged 5 to 17 years, inclusive, in the school district of the local educational agency.

(2)

**Special rule**For any fiscal year for which the Secretary allocates funds under this section on the basis of counties, funds made available as a result of applying this subsection shall be reallocated by the State educational agency to other eligible local educational agencies in the State in proportion to the distribution of other funds under this section.

(b)

**Grants for local educational agencies, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico**
(1)

**In general**The amount of the grant that a local educational agency in a State (other than the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) is eligible to receive under this section for any fiscal year shall be the product of—

(2)

**Puerto Rico**For each fiscal year, the amount of the grant the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is eligible to receive under this section shall be equal to the number of children counted under subsection (c) of this section for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, multiplied by the amount determined in section
6333
(a)(4) of this title for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

(c)

**Weighted child count**
(1)

**Weights for allocations to counties**
(A)

**In general**For each fiscal year for which the Secretary uses county population data to calculate grants, the weighted child count used to determine a county’s allocation under this section is the larger of the two amounts determined under subparagraphs (B) and (C).

(B)

**By percentage of children**The amount referred to in subparagraph (A) is determined by adding—

(i)
the number of children determined under section
6333
(c) of this title for that county who constitute not more than 15.00 percent, inclusive, of the county’s total population aged 5 to 17, inclusive, multiplied by 1.0;

(ii)
the number of such children who constitute more than 15.00 percent, but not more than 19.00 percent, of such population, multiplied by 1.75;

(iii)
the number of such children who constitute more than 19.00 percent, but not more than 24.20 percent, of such population, multiplied by 2.5;

(C)

**By number of children**The amount referred to in subparagraph (A) is determined by adding—

(i)
the number of children determined under section
6333
(c) of this title who constitute not more than 2,311, inclusive, of the county’s total population aged 5 to 17, inclusive, multiplied by 1.0;

(ii)
the number of such children between 2,312 and 7,913, inclusive, in such population, multiplied by 1.5;

(iii)
the number of such children between 7,914 and 23,917, inclusive, in such population, multiplied by 2.0;

(2)

**Weights for allocations to local educational agencies**
(A)

**In general**For each fiscal year for which the Secretary uses local educational agency data, the weighted child count used to determine a local educational agency’s grant under this section is the larger of the two amounts determined under subparagraphs (B) and (C).

(B)

**By percentage of children**The amount referred to in subparagraph (A) is determined by adding—

(i)
the number of children determined under section
6333
(c) of this title for that local educational agency who constitute not more than 15.58 percent, inclusive, of the agency’s total population aged 5 to 17, inclusive, multiplied by 1.0;

(ii)
the number of such children who constitute more than 15.58 percent, but not more than 22.11 percent, of such population, multiplied by 1.75;

(iii)
the number of such children who constitute more than 22.11 percent, but not more than 30.16 percent, of such population, multiplied by 2.5;

(C)

**By number of children**The amount referred to in subparagraph (A) is determined by adding—

(i)
the number of children determined under section
6333
(c) of this title who constitute not more than 691, inclusive, of the agency’s total population aged 5 to 17, inclusive, multiplied by 1.0;

(ii)
the number of such children between 692 and 2,262, inclusive, in such population, multiplied by 1.5;

(iii)
the number of such children between 2,263 and 7,851, inclusive, in such population, multiplied by 2.0;

(e)

**State minimum**Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or section
6332 of this title, from the total amount available for any fiscal year to carry out this section, each State shall be allotted at least the lesser of—

(2)
the average of—

(B)
150 percent of the national average grant under this section per child described in section
6333
(c) of this title, without application of a weighting factor, multiplied by the State’s total number of children described in section
6333
(c) of this title, without application of a weighting factor.

**Source**

Prior Provisions

A prior section
6335,Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1125, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3571, related to targeted grants to local educational agencies, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

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