High Need Fund (HNF)
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The High Need Fund was established pursuant to Section 162.974, RSMo, to provide funding support for a Local Education Agency (LEA) with “High Need Students.” These students are special education students whose educational costs exceed three times the LEA’s current expenditure per Average Daily Attendance (ADA). Reimbursement to LEAs under the High Need Fund for qualifying students is made without regard to disability or placement. Students should NOT be claimed on the both the High Need Fund and Public Placement Fund applications.