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CHILD ACCOUNTING

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The Division of Child Accounting is comprised of two main components: Charter School Payments and Out of District Placement Payments. These components are primarily responsible for:

  • Remitting payments to other educational entities for students placed for special education, behavioral health, prevention/intervention and incarceration programs.
  • Remitting Charter School Payments to all Philadelphia Brick and Mortar, Renaissance, Cyber and Non-Philadelphia Brick and Mortar Charter Schools.

Charter School Payments

The Charter School Payments component of Child Accounting is responsible for:

  • Remitting monthly payments to all Philadelphia Brick and Mortar, Renaissance, Cyber Schools.
  • Non-Philadelphia Brick and Mortar Charter Schools.
  • Analyzing Charter School enrollment and payment data.
  • Supporting the calculation of the Annual Payment Rate and Average Daily Membership for Charter Schools.
  • Supporting other District offices to ensure School District student data, as it relates to Charter Schools, is accurate and up to date.
  • Submitting State reports to assure recovery of Charter School expenditures from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

 

Out of District Placement Payments

The Out of District Placements Payments component of Child Accounting is responsible for:

  • Remitting payments to other educational entities for students placed for special education, behavioral health, prevention/intervention and incarceration programs.
    • (students covered under Section 1306 of the Pennsylvania School Code)
  • Residency verification for students placed in residential or institutional facilities outside of Philadelphia (PDE-4605 process).
  • Invoicing for Non-Resident students who attend School District of Philadelphia schools or programs.
  • Completing or providing support to other District departments for all State mandated Child Accounting reports.

Last modified: September 29, 2021