Juneau school enrollment increases

Dr. Bridget Weiss, Superintendent of Schools for the Juneau School District.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau School District counted 4,611 students on October 25, 34 students more than they expected.

The additional students would mean just over $1 million in additional state aid this year.

The district estimates state aid at $38.65 million this year.  They had projected $37.62 million based upon a count of 4,577 students.

The CBJ would be requested to spend an additional $238,000 to remain at the statutory cap.

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