Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Student Count Data

Each funding formula uses specific data to determine federal allocation amounts. Below are specific data used in federal funding formulas. Please refer to program specific procedures for details of where and how these datasets are used in funding calculations.

Census Data

Census data is supplied by U.S. Department of Education from the U.S. Census Bureau. This data contains both census population and census poverty data.  The census datasets also include counts for students in delinquent and neglected facilities by district.

Census Data Year --- State Funding Year
            2017         2019-20
            2016         2018-19
  1. 2017 Census Data (FY20 Funding) (PDF)
  2. 2016 Census Data (FY19 Funding) (PDF)

Special Education Child Count Data

Special education child counts are reported in eSchool during Cycle 4.

  1. December 2017 Special Education Child Counts (PDF)
  2. December 2018 Special Education Child Counts (PDF)

State Enrollment and Poverty Data

Student enrollment and poverty data are reported in eSchool during Cycle 2. The ADE federal funding unit uses the count of direct certification students with the federal multiplier to calculate poverty counts.
  1. October 2017 State Enrollment and Poverty (PDF)
  2. October 2018 State Enrollment and Poverty (PDF)

For more information, please contact:

Whitney Raney, Federal Finance Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-0116
 
April Cooper, Federal Finance Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-5291
 
Mahoganey Franklin, Federal Finance Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4482
 
Amy Thomas, Federal Finance Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-3636


 

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