(105 ILCS 5/10-22.22)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.22)
Transportation for pupils-Tuition.
To provide free transportation for pupils, and where in its judgment the
interests of the district and of the pupils therein will be best subserved
by so doing the school board may permit the pupils in the district or in
any particular grade to attend the schools of other districts and may
permit any pupil to attend an area secondary vocational school operated by
a public school district or a public or non-public vocational school within
the State of Illinois or adjacent states approved by the Board of
Vocational Education, and may provide free transportation for such pupils
and shall pay the tuition of such pupils in the schools attended; such
tuition shall be based upon per capita cost computed in the following
manner: The cost of conducting and maintaining any area secondary
vocational school facility shall be first determined and shall include the
following expenses applicable only to such educational facility under rules
and regulations established by the Board of Vocational Education and
Rehabilitation as follows:
a. Salaries of teachers, vocational counselors, and
supporting professional workers, necessary non-certified workers, clerks, custodial employees, and any district taxes specifically for their pension and retirement benefits.
b. Equipment and supplies necessary for program
c. Administrative costs.
d. Operation of physical plant, including heat,
light, water, repairs, and maintenance.
e. Auxiliary service, not including any
From such total cost thus determined there shall be deducted the State
reimbursement due on account of such educational facility for the same
year, not including any State reimbursement for area secondary vocational
school transportation. Such net cost shall be divided by the average number
of pupils in average daily attendance in such area secondary vocational
school facility for the school year in order to arrive at the net per
capita tuition cost. Such costs shall be computed on pupils regularly
enrolled in an area secondary vocational school on the basis of one-sixth
day for every class hour attended pursuant to such enrollment. Provided,
that the board subject to the approval of the county superintendent of
schools may determine what schools outside of their district such pupils
shall attend. This section does not require the board of directors or board
of education of any district to admit pupils from another district.
(Source: P.A. 94-213, eff. 7-14-05.)