Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (83)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

83. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the projected costs in 2013-2014 for the Exchequer to run and maintain Kilkenny College based on enrolment figures for the academic year 2012-2013 and the cost to the Exchequer in respect of financial support offered to Kilkenny College in 2012-2013 while it was a fee charging school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35580/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The information requested by the Deputy for the 2012/13 school year to date is outlined in the attached document. The precise capitation to be paid to the College in the 2013/14 school year will be a function later this year of the actual enrolment in the College and any decisions the Government may take in respect of the next budget.Budget 2012 provided for a further reduction in capitation and related grants of 1% in 2014. On that basis, an indicative estimate based on current rates, of the capitation to be paid to the college in 2013/14 is €409,000. The salary cost for teachers in any school is a function of the number of teachers permanent or part time, the particular point on the salary scale of each teacher, any individual allowances payable to the teachers. Substitution costs that arise over the course of the year also contribute to the overall pay costs. My officials will provide the Deputy with the projected salary costs for the school in question for the school year 2013/14 when they are in a position to compute same in the early Autumn, based on returns that will be received from the school when the new school year commences.

Sch No

Gross Teachers salaries

Gross SNA's salaries

Gross C.O's salaries

61570M

€2,433,449.00

€42,168.01

€37,809.47

Capitation paid in respect of  Kilkenny College  R.N. 61570M from Sept 2012 to 30 June 2013

Payment date

Description

Amount paid

18-Apr-2013

SSSF CARETAKER GRANT

€4,200.00

18-Apr-2013

CARETAKER GRANT

€7,000.00

18-Apr-2013

SCHOOL SERVICES SUPPORT FUND

€102,242.00

18-Apr-2013

CAPITATION GRANT

€155,652.00

24-Jun-2013

PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY GRANT

€1,261.00

Total Paid to June 2013

€270,355.00