State aid to the will drop a little more than 10 percent from last year, according to figures released Friday by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
The district will receive $12,980,588, compared to $14,430,278 in 2010-11, a drop of $1,449,690. Statewide, 97 percent of districts saw a drop in state aid, according to the DPI. The state's biennial budget cut overall general aid to schools by 8.4 percent.
The aid is based on final official enrollment counts figured on the third Friday in September. In the Port Washington-Saukville School District, this was an increase of 27 students, as reported in the Ozaukee Press.
Increasing student numbers seem to be the trend in Milwaukee suburban districts, while enrollment at Milwaukee Public Schools has steadily declined over the last decade, according to an article on JSOnline.com.