Daily education rates set for special purpose private schools

The daily education rates for special purpose private schools have been set for the 2014-15 school year.

Special purpose private schools may charge less than the established daily rate but cannot charge school administrative units (SAUs) or the Maine DOE more than the rate established below. Daily education rate does not include charges for related services determined per each student’s individualized education program.

The following special purpose private schools do not bill MaineCare for special education-related services.

Special Purpose Private School Daily Rate
Aucocisco $220
Central Aroostook ARC $187
Future Builders $173
MapleStone $178
Seton School TBD

The following special purpose private schools do bill MaineCare for special education-related services. MaineCare pays 100 percent of eligible services to the special purpose private school. The seed/match portion of the MaineCare payment to special purpose private schools is deducted from the sending SAU’s State subsidy on a quarterly basis.

Special Purpose Private School Daily Rate
Androscoggin Learning & Technical Center $206
Central Maine Learning Center $207
Good Will Hinckley TBD
KidsPeace New England $346
Margaret Murphy Foundation $240
Maine Special Education/Mental Health Collaborative $231
Merrymeeting – Achieve $181
Merrymeeting Center for Child Development $277
Morrison Development Center $318
North American Family Institute (NFI) – Beacon $238
NFI – Dodge $218
NFI – Sidney $327
NFI – Stetson $233
Renaissance School $220
Spurwink $262
Stillwater Academy $211
Sweetser – Belfast $194
Sweetser – Experiential $141
Sweetser – Saco $265

For more information or technical assistance, please contact Maine DOE Management Analyst Tyler Backus at tyler.backus@maine.gov or 624-6670 or the Department’s Coordinator for State Agency Clients Jonathan Braff at jonathan.braff@maine.gov or 624-6671.