The Minimum School Program (MSP) is the primary funding source for school districts and charter schools in Utah. The FY13 total budget is $2,980,026,692 including state and local dollars. The MSP represents approximately 69.5 percent of total expenditures. The balance includes 8.7 percent federal funds, and the rest are local (21.8 percent), and other state distributions. The funds are used to support over 1,000 traditional, alternative, special education and charter schools for approximately 600,000 Utah students.
MSP funds are distributed according to formulas provided by State law, and State Board rules. The dollar amounts distributed by district and charter school can be found by clicking on the menu to left.