§18-9A-5. Foundation allowance for service personnel.
(a) The basic foundation allowance to the county for service personnel shall be the amount of money required to pay the annual state minimum salaries in accordance with the provisions of article four, chapter eighteen-a of this code, to such service personnel employed, subject to the following:
(1) A county shall receive an allowance for state aid eligible service personnel positions per one thousand students in net enrollment, as follows:
(A) For each high-density county, forty-three and ninety-seven one hundredths service personnel per one thousand students in net enrollment;
(B) For each medium-density county, forty-four and fifty-three one hundredths service personnel per one thousand students in net enrollment;
(C) For each low-density county, forty-five and one tenth service personnel per one thousand students in net enrollment;
(D) For each sparse-density county, forty-five and sixty-eight one hundredths service personnel per one thousand students in net enrollment; and
(E) For any service personnel positions, or fraction thereof, determined for a county pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection that exceed the number employed, the county’s allowance for these positions shall be determined using the average state funded minimum salary of service personnel for the county;
(2) The number of and the allowance for personnel paid in part by state and county funds shall be prorated; and
(3) Where two or more counties join together in support of a vocational or comprehensive high school or any other program or service, the service personnel for the school or program may be prorated among the participating counties on the basis of each one's enrollment therein and that the personnel shall be considered within the above-stated limit.