148th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

FISCAL NOTE

 

DESCRIPTION:††††† AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS.

 

 

ASSUMPTIONS:


1.     This Act is effective upon signature of the Governor.

2.     This Act requires all secondary public high schools, not including charter schools, to have a school-based health center. The Act requires the State to funds start-up costs for each center as well as fund the operational costs of each center for at least one school per fiscal year until all secondary public high schools have a school-based health center.

3.     One-time start-up costs per center are $5,000 and the operational budget for a 1,000 pupil high school is $170,000 plus $100 per student over the 1,000 student population threshold.

4.     There are three high schools that do not have a school-based health center:

a.     Conrad School of Science: 1,195 students

b.     St. Georges Technical High School: 1,069 students

c.     Appoquinimink High School: 1,589 students

 

5.     This Act does not specify the order in which the remaining schools will receive a school-based health center. For purposes of the fiscal note, itís assumed the school based health centers will be phased over the next three fiscal years as follows with the following operating budget:

 

a.     Conrad School of Science: ††††††††††††††††††††† $189,500

b.     St. Georges Technical High School:††††††††† $176,900

c.     Appoquinimink High School:††††††††††††††††††† $228,900

 

Cost:

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† One Time††††††††† Base Cost††††††††† Total Cost

Fiscal Year 2017: Conrad††††††††††††††††††††††† $5,000††††††††††††† $189,500†††††††††† $194,500†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Fiscal Year 2018: St. Georges††††††††††††††††††††† $5,000††††††††††††† $366,400†††††††††† $371,400

††††††††††† Fiscal Year 2019: Appoquinimink†††††††††††† $5,000††††††††††††† $595,300†††††††††† $600,300

 

 

Office of Controller General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (Amounts are shown in whole dollars)

January 21, 2016

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