Basic Formula Actual Payments

Please email DESE School Finance directly if you have specific questions: finadmgov@dese.mo.gov

 

Attendance and Course Completion

  • Attendance hours for any educator without a valid teaching certificate will not be allowed for state aid payment purposes.

  • In no case shall more than the full-time equivalency of a regular term of attendance for a single student be used to claim state aid.

 

Attendance and Course Completion- DESE Attendance Memo

 

Type of Course

Student Placement

LEA Hours of Reimbursement for Finance

Virtual - including

  • MOCAP
  • LEA-developed course
  • Commercial course approved by LEA

Entirely in-seat

  • Actual attendance

Virtual - including

  • MOCAP
  • LEA-developed course
  • Commercial course approved by LEA
Blended: in-seat AND somewhere other than the LEA
  • 94% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if student completes the course
  • 47% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if student completes half of the course
  • 0% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if students does not complete half of the course

Virtual - including

  • MOCAP
  • LEA-developed course
  • Commercial course approved by LEA
Somewhere other than the LEA

MOCAP

A+ Candidate only high school
Somewhere other than the LEA
  • 94% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if student completes the course
  • 47% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if student completes half of the course
  • 0% of attendance hours possible for similar non-virtual course if students does not complete half of the course

MOCAP

A+ Candidate only high school
Entirely in-seat
  • Actual attendance

 

 

Local school districts:

  • Local school districts and charter schools will connect directly with vendors to enroll students in MOCAP courses.

Parent or Private Pay Students:

  • Home-school students, private school students, or students taking more than full time courses should work with their local school district to ensure the credit will be accepted.