COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 11
March 13, 1998

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynn Demary
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
SUBJECT: Preliminary FY 1998 School Division Allocations Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1994

 
  Enclosed you will find the preliminary FY 1998 allocation
  tables for local school divisions.  These preliminary figures
  are provided to assist with planning for the 1998-99 school
  year.  Tentative allocations for the Commonwealth of Virginia
  are as follows:             


       Governor's Share (20%)                     $1,939,234

        Virginia Department of Education (80%)         $7,756,936

               Total Virginia Allotment           $9,696,170



       Virginia Department of Education:
          Programs & Administration               $  698,124

       School Divisions (70% - Entitlement)       $4,941,168

       School Divisions (30% - Greatest Need)          $2,117,644

     Total to Virginia Department of Education    $7,756,936

  The enclosed tables provide estimates of school division
  allocations under SDFSCA State Grants at the level
  appropriated by Congress.  According to guidance received from
  the U.S. Department of Education, there is a possibility that
  the amounts may be revised if updated population data from the
  Census bureau becomes available.  Final notification of
  allocations will be made to school divisions after the amounts
  have been confirmed by the U.S. Department of Education.

  If you have questions, please contact Arlene D. Cundiff in the
  Office of Compensatory Programs at 804/225-2871.

  JLD/saj

  Enclosure:   A hard copy of this memo and its enclosure
               will be sent to the superintendent's office

  cc:     SDFSCA School Division Contact Persons