Compliant School Board approves Camelot deal

The Escambia County School Board accepted the superintendent’s recommendation to give the alternative school programs for Camelot and pay the Pennsylvania-based company $1,847,329 to run it. Camelot will lease the space that is currently being used for the ESEAL program (401 Brigadier St.). According to the contract, the company, which is a Delaware corporation whose principal office is in Dripping Springs, Texas, will take care of 200 students ( which average out to $9,236 per student).

Camelot will paid an initial start-up payment of $307,888.10 and ten monthly payments of $153,944.09.

Camelot will hire 14 classroom instructors, 1 social worker, 3 administrators, 1 admin. assistant, 1 maintenance worker and for behavioral support staff – Total salaries, plus benefits: $1,184.590

Other expenses:
Professional Development: $10,000
Equipment-Instructional: $45,000
Supplies-Instructional: $35,000
Student Activities: $15,000
Facility Maintenance: $55,000
Utilities: $60,000
Rent: $214,800
Insurance: $60,000

Total Operating: $1,676,390
Management fee (10%): $167,939

Total: $1,847,329

Read contract: Camelot