Declining enrollment may cost Havre schools
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Havre elementary schools could lose an estimated $316,536 in state funding next year because of falling enrollment, school officials said.
The Havre high school district could gain $58,860 because of increasing enrollment.
The figures are just estimates and assume that enrollment won't change by Februrary and that the state will continue to fund districts at the current rate per student.
But it was enough to give district officials pause.
"This may be as good as it gets," Ric Floren, Havre Public Schools director of operations, said in a memo to the school board.
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