Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris expects a modest boost in state funding for the 2014-15 school year based on preliminary 40th day enrollment numbers for this school year.
The 40th day enrollment benchmark is not factored into state funding calculations, but can predict enrollment numbers later in the school year.
The New Mexico Public Education Department averages enrollments at the 80th and 120th day marks to help determine the operating costs of instruction in districts. Burris said that operating costs make up the “lion’s share” of the district’s total budget.
Burris said enrollment numbers Login to read more