Colfax district down 56 students from forecast
September 17, 2020
COLFAX—The Colfax School Board met Monday night to field a variety of items, including a drop in enrollment and subsequent impact on the budget, a construction update and the resignation of longtime junior high/high school girls basketball coach Corey Baerlocher.
The district’s September enrollment stands at 485.5 full-time equivalent students, down 56.5 from its forecast – which determines money coming from the state.
“That’s a big deal for us, a big financial hit,” said Jerry Pugh, Colfax superintendent, who was set to attend a Zoom meeting Tuesday with Chris Reykdal, state s...