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Rule Number:160-4-2-.03

List of State-Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses for Students Entering Ninth Grade Prior to 2008  

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Code: IDA(2)


    1. Local boards of education shall not receive state funds for the following:
      1. Any course for which the course guide does not allocate a major portion of class time towards the development of one or more student competencies established by the Georgia Board of Education. (See State Board of Education Rule 160-4-2-.01 The Quality Core Curriculum and Student Competencies.)
      2. Any course that requires participation in an extracurricular activity and for which enrollment is on a competitive basis.
      3. Any class period in which the student serves as an assistant in a school office or in the media center, except when such placement is an approved work learning site of a recognized career or vocational program.
      4. Any study hall or other noncredit course.
    2. Local boards of education may apply for state funding for courses not on this list using DE Form 0287 Local School System Request for Addition to Rule 160-4-2-.03 List of State-Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses. The forms are posted on the Standards, Instruction, and Assessment webpage.
    3. New course additions will be considered each year by the State Board of Education. DE Form 0287 must be submitted to the Department by June 1 each year.
    4. The courses attached to this rule shall become effective at the beginning of school year 2011-2012.
    5. Local boards of education shall receive state funds for the following courses.

Please click on the link below for Course Numbering Explanation


Course Numbering Explanation 

Authority O.C.G.A. §20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142; 20-2-151.1(a), (b); 20-2-160.

Adopted:  January 20, 2011              Effective:  February 10, 2011  


Georgia Department Of Education
Adopted Date:  1/20/2011
Effective Date:  2/10/2011

NOTE: The State of Georgia has moved the Georgia Code. This new environment no longer allows us to link directly to the Georgia Code. For example enter 20-02-0211 in the search window and the Georgia Code will appear.
Policy Code Description
IDA Basic Program
Georgia Code Description
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0140 SBOE to establish competencies and uniformly sequenced core curriculum
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0141 Review of competencies and core curriculum
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0142 Prescribed courses; development/dissemination of instructional materials on effects of alcohol
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0151.1 American Sign Language as foreign language for college preparatory curriculum and for Carnegie unit elective credits
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0160 Determination of enrollment; determination of funding
These references are not intended to be part of the rule itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this rule. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the rule.
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