High Cost Fund State Plan

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 (PDF, 107KB) 

The due date for submitting the HCF Eligibility application for 2015-2016 has been extended due to the fact that the application opened later than expected. The new closing date is April 8, 2016.

Training and Technical Assistance

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 hcf@tea.texas.gov
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 egrants@tea.texas.gov