This page provides information regarding the process for local educational agencies (LEAs) to request funds from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to reimburse expenses incurred when providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to high-need children with disabilities.
High Cost Fund State Plan
IMPORTANT NOTE: For the 2016-2017 school year, the High Cost Fund application will open on April 1. Submissions will be due by close of business May 1, 2017. Districts will be notified by June 1 regarding the status of award.
Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the High Cost Fund process for grant entitlement calculations is changing. Please review the document linked below and send any feedback that you may have to HCF@tea.texas.gov .
Process for High Cost Grant Entitlement Calculation
Training and Technical
Additional training will be made available during the school year. If you need technical assistance, please contact your Education Service Center.
Technical Assistance Contact Information
(512) 463-9414 | High
Cost Funding Team or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TEA SE Support: TEA Help Desk
ESC Special Education Contact at your regional education service center
(512) 463-7025 | eGrants Help Desk
or e-mail email@example.com