School Finance

Important June 1 Deadlines

Friday, May 23, 2014, 11:29 am

All public elementary, high school and K-12 districts requesting approval of additional ANB for funding purposes, must submit form PAA-3 by June 1, 2014.  Refer to 20-9-313, Montana Code Annotated for a list of the conditions when a district is eligible to apply for additional ANB funding.

  • Anticipated Enrollment Increase:  School districts may submit applications for an increase in ANB for FY2014-15 through June 1, 2014. 
  • Reopening an Elementary or High School:  The County Superintendent of Schools must provide an estimate of enrollment for the reopened school for the ensuing year, including a clear explanation or documentation showing the basis for the estimate.
  • Transition from Half-Time to Full-Time Kindergarten Program:  School districts that intend to transition from half-time to full-time kindergarten program in FY2014-15 must indicate the anticipated percentage of kindergarten students to be offered a full-time program for FY2014-15 for each elementary budget unit. 

Form PAA-3 is available on the OPI website at this link:

For more information, contact Nica Merala, (406) 444-4401