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Indirect Cost Rates


The Texas Education Agency has, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education (USDE), developed an indirect cost proposal to be used for the school districts and charter schools in Texas. The agency has been delegated the authority by the USDE to review indirect cost applications and to approve indirect cost rates for school districts and charter schools. To recover any indirect costs for the administration of federal grants, a school district or charter school must have an approved indirect cost rate. A new indirect cost rate must be obtained for every fiscal year.

Charter School Rates

To request an indirect cost rate for FY2015, open-enrollment charter schools are required to submit the SC5010 – NCLB Data Request Form for Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools in eGrants no later than April 7, 2014.

Accessing the SC5010

Logon to eGrants through TEAL and type the individual username and password.

  1. From the Application List, select eGrants
  2. Open the dropdown list titled “Available Grant Program in eGrants.”
  3. From the dropdown list, select the entry titled “2014-2015 NCLB Consolidated Federal Grant Application.”
  4. Select “2014-2015 NCLB Data Request Form for Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools in eGrants.”

School District Rates

To receive an indirect cost rate for FY2015, school districts must submit Exhibit J-2, Schedule of Expenditures for Computation of Indirect Costs, in the school district’s official audited Annual Financial Report for the year ended 2013 no later than 150 days after the close of their respective fiscal year, either November 27, 2013 or January 28, 2014. 

Education Service Center Rates

Archived Indirect Cost Rates

Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512-463-9127

Page last modified on 1/31/2014 01:42:16 PM.