As used in this chapter:

(a) “Board” means the State Allocation Board.

(b) “Director” means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive.

(c) “Project” means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment under this chapter.

(d) “Grade level maintained by a district” means either of the following:

(1) The kindergarten, if any, and grades 1 to 6, inclusive, or grades 1 to 8, inclusive, maintained by an elementary school district or a unified school district.

(2) Grades 7 to 12, inclusive, grades 9 to 12, inclusive, or grades 7 to 10, inclusive, maintained by a high school district or unified school district.

(e) “Apportionment” means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)