Tuesday was the deadline for Kansas schools to submit yearly enrollment figures to the state. An allocation of $4,218 for every full-time student is given schools, making up an important slice of annual budgets.
Part-time students, such as preschoolers, count as percentages.
Marion had a head count of 579 this year, down from 606 last year. Their full-time equivalent from last year was 597.8, but they did not have a FTE for this year.
Hillsboro’s unofficial head count is 579 students down 42 students from last year’s head count of 621 students.
Peabody had an unaudited FTE of 322.8 and a head count of 359. Last year, their FTE was 333 and had a head count of 368.
Goessel had a head count of 267, which was up from 245 last year. Their FTE was not available.
Centre had an FTE of 240.5 up from 229.2 last year. Their head count was 256 up from 251 the year before.