4th 6 Weeks – By the Numbers

We recently ended the 4th six weeks of the 2011-2012 school year. At the end of each six weeks, we look at the attendance numbers and how they impact our state funding. Below are the numbers through the end of the 4th six weeks.

Budget vs. Payment vs. Actual 2011-2012      
      Difference
  Earned (Est.) Budget Earned v. Budget
ADA 1346.5031 1378.276 -31.7729
High School ADA 363.09 399.689 -36.599
SE FTE 47.2326 47.339 -0.1064
Mainstream ADA 33.832 41.949 -8.117
CATE 54.2375 55.941 -1.7035
GT Students 51 56.167 -5.167
Comp 1081 1072.8 8.2
Bilingual 11.18 8.893 2.287
       
Reg Block $5,960,783 $6,099,522 -$138,739
SE $941,477 $989,835 -$48,358
CATE $379,429 $391,044 -$11,615
GT $31,426 $34,612 -$3,186
Comp $1,120,348 $1,110,992 $9,356
High School Allotment $99,851 $109,914 -$10,063
Bilingual $5,795 $4,605 $1,190
Trans $147,504 $147,504 $0
Total Tier I $8,686,613 $8,888,028 -$201,415
       
Less Local $4,897,262 $5,100,455 -$203,193
       
Tier I $3,789,351 $3,787,573 $1,778
Tier II $337,950 $325,466 $12,484
Additional State Aid For Tax Reduction $188,802 $384,938 -$196,136
Staff Allotment $49,500 $49,500 $0
  $4,365,603 $4,547,477 -$181,874
Less Available $339,056 $339,056 $0
Total Foundation School Fund $4,026,547 $4,208,421 -$181,874
       
Available School Fund $339,056 $339,056 $0
Tech $0 $0 $0
EDA $0 $0 $0
       
Total State Aid $4,365,603 $4,547,477 -$181,874

As you can see, we are currently earning less than the numbers used for our 2011-2012 budget; however, we have made adjustments to the budget to offset these losses. The main impact area still remains overall enrollment. We just do not have as many students enrolled as we did last year. Our enrollment numbers have improved over the last month, but still lag behind last year’s. One of the areas that shows a significant difference is the “Additional State Aide for Tax Reduction.” (ASATR) This line item can be misleading. If we were earning less in Tier I, this line item would probably be more. This line item is in an indirect relationship with our amount of Tier I funding. As Tier I goes up, ASATR goes down: as Tier I goes down, ASATR goes up. As always, if you have any questions about any aspect of our state funding, please do not hesitate to contact me at cholcombe@eustaceisd.net.

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