What is Impact Aid?
purpose of Impact Aid is to provide formula grants to school districts
burdened by the presence of nontaxable federal land and installations to
make up for the lost revenues and additional costs associated with the
federal presence. It is one of the few formula programs where Local
Educational Agencies receive funds directly from the U.S. Department of
Education rather than through their states. Impact Aid was first signed into
law by President Harry S. Truman in 1950 and has been amended many times
This program provides a payment in lieu of local taxes otherwise
collected for Local Educational Agencies that are burdened by the presence
of nontaxable federal land and installations, but are nonetheless
responsible for educating children of federal personnel who live and/or work
on these properties. Except for money earmarked specifically for children
with disabilities, the aid becomes part of the Local Educational Agencies
regular budget, and no specific restrictions are placed on the use of the
is the Annual Impact Aid Questionnaire?
an effort to hear the voices of our parents, community members, and Nez
Perce Tribal leaders in the planning and development of our educational
programs and activities, the following
was created. Please feel free to attach additional comments and ideas to the
Comments are welcome anytime throughout the year.
Surveys may be submitted in the following ways:
Lapwai School District
404 S. Main St.
Lapwai, ID 83540
At the Annual Meeting:
Tuesday, October 24th, Lapwai
At the District Office:
404 S. Main St.