The Operational Services Division sets the tuition prices for M.G.L. approved private special education programs for purchase by cities and towns and Commonwealth departments. Please choose one of the links below to download prices, forms and/or policies.
Please Note as of March 1, 2016, the Individual Price Authorization form will only require a justification for a one-to-one aide if the rate of the aide is over $25.
- In State Special Education Tuition Prices FY 2017
- Out of State Special Education Tuition Prices FY 2017
- Sample 1 (for when the IEP dates cross state fiscal years)
- Sample 2 (for when the IEP dates cross state fiscal years)
- Sample Justification (for services over $25 per hour)
- One Student in a Day Program
- Several Students in a Day Program
- One Student in a Residential Program
- Several Students in a Residential Program
Policies and Other Information
Estimated Rate of Inflation for Fiscal Year 2018 file size 1MB
For more information please contact the Director of Special Education Pricing.
- Special Education Pricing Regulation file size 1MB
- Program Quality Assurance - Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Administrative Advisory SPED 2004-4: School District Responsibility For Children in Special Education Day Schools Who Are Transferred to a Residential School by the Department of Social Services
- Uniform Financial Reporting (eFile)
- Independent Evaluations - Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) OSD Forms , on behalf of the Executive office of Health and Human Services.