Rural Low-Income School Program

Rural Low-Income School Program

Eligibility Criteria

An Ohio school district is eligible for the Rural Low-Income School grant if the district:

  1. Has a low income percentage of 20 percent or higher with children ages 5-17 on the U.S. Census for the geographical area that the school district serves.
  2. Has a Locale Code from the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) of 32, 33, 41, 42 or 43 beginning the 2017-2018 school year.
FY 2022 RLIS Districts and Allocations

Use of Program Funds

School districts under this program must use funds to supplement authorized* activities under federal funds listed below:

  1. Title I Part A
  2. Title II Part A
  3. Title III
  4. Title IV Part A
  5. Parental Involvement Activities

More guidance is available here.

District authorized representative and the Department’s Office of Federal Programs authorizes activities.

Last Modified: 7/6/2022 7:21:10 AM