COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 174
November 18, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1998-2000 Composite Index of Local Ability-to-Pay

 
  The attached reports list the 1995 base-year data used in
  calculating the 1998-2000 Composite Index of Local Ability-to-Pay.
  Attachment A includes the total Adjusted Gross Income
  (AGI) for each locality.  Attachment B lists the Adjusted
  Gross Income excluding non-resident AGI for localities whose
  total AGI is comprised of three percent or more from non-residents 
  of Virginia.  Attachment C provides an example of the formula used
  to calculate the composite index for 1998-2000.

  If you have questions concerning this data or need additional
  information, please call Mr. Kent C. Dickey, Data Base Analyst
  - Budget, at (804) 225-2806.


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  Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attachments
                 will be sent to the superintendent's office.