The eligibility criteria and allocative mechanism will continue to determine eligible schools and allocations.
All schools are eligible for Country Areas Program (CAP) funding if they are located:
- more than 150 km from Melbourne
- more than 25 km from the nearest provincial centre with a population of more than 20,000 (see - Rural School Size Adjustment Factor - for a list of these centres)
- in a community with a population of less than 5,000.
Note: Primary enrolments included in calculation are limited to a maximum of 300 students. Secondary enrolments included in calculation are limited to a maximum of 500 students.
([Primary Enrolment] x [Primary Rate] + [Base]) x (1 + ([Distance From Melbourne]/150km)
[Secondary Enrolment] x [Secondary Rate] + [Base]) x (1 + ([Distance From Melbourne]/150km)
Rates - 2020
| || Rate ($)|
|Base amount || 2,082.94|