Wyoming Block Grant Funding Model

Explanation of Model Series

Wyoming Funding Model Series 2 – Version 2a

Series 2 of the Wyoming Funding Model creates Wyoming Funding Model Version 2a, which is the recalibrated version of Wyoming Funding Model 1f to be used staring in school year 2011-12. Wyoming Funding Model Version 2a carries forward the work of the Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration, with minor modifications, which was established and tasked with recalibration duties under 2010 Wyoming Session Laws, Chapter 39 Section 334. Wyoming Funding Model Version 2a components are identified in "Attachment A" of 2011 Wyoming Session Laws. A listing of changes to Version 2a from Version 1f is identified in the link below.


NOTE: Amounts resulting from calculations contained within the model workbook and spreadsheet file are based upon base year data and should NOT be interpreted or otherwise used as school district payments. Actual payments for each school year will be based upon applicable school and district data as reported to the Wyoming Department of Education in accordance with School Foundation Program rules and regulations.

Wyoming Funding Model Version 2a

Wyoming Funding Model Version 2a Summary of Changes

Wyoming Funding Model Series 2 – Version 2b

Wyoming Funding Model Version 2b, which carries forward model version 2a, allows specific external cost adjustments to be provided to the four model categories. 2012 Wyoming Session Laws, Chapter 99 groups model components into four categories, of which each category is subject to a specified index and analysis for purposes of legislative determinations with respect to application of any external cost adjustment. Model spreadsheets have been revised to operate in accordance with law. Wyoming Funding Model Version 2b components are identified in "Attachment A" of 2011 Wyoming Session Laws as amended by 2012 Wyoming Session Laws, Chapter 99. A listing of changes to Version 2b from Version 2a is identified in the link below.


NOTE: Amounts resulting from calculations contained within the model workbook and spreadsheet file are based upon base year data and should NOT be interpreted or otherwise used as school district payments. Actual payments for each school year will be based upon applicable school and district data as reported to the Wyoming Department of Education in accordance with School Foundation Program rules and regulations.

Wyoming Funding Model Version 2b

Wyoming Funding Model Version 2b Summary of Changes

LOP and Associates Model Version 2b Certification Letter

Wyoming Funding Model Series 1 – Versions 1b through 1f

Series 1 of the Wyoming Funding Model is the compilation of Wyoming Funding Model versions 1b through 1f. Version 1b is the base model adopted into law through "Attachment A(b)" of 2006 Wyoming Session Laws, Chapter 37. Version 1f incorporates the various technical and data corrections and modifications from the Legislature from 2006 to 2008. Series 1 funded Wyoming school districts for school years 2006-07 through 2010-11. Explanations of Versions 1b through 1f can be found by clicking on the link below:


Summary of Wyoming Funding Model Series 1