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Rapid Enrollment Grant (North Dakota)

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    North Dakota Department of Public Instruction


    The North Dakota Rapid Enrollment grant provides funding to schools that have experienced a rapid increase in student enrollment. The grants help cover costs such as increased operating expenses, salaries, textbooks, and classroom materials.

    History of Funding

    Approximately $14,800,000 was available for the 2015-2017 biennium. 2017-2018 grants can be seen at

    Additional Information

    The superintendent of public instruction shall award rapid enrollment grants to eligible districts based on the following criteria:
    • A district is eligible to receive a grant under this section if the number of students reflected in the district's September tenth enrollment report exceeds the number of students in the prior year September tenth enrollment report. The increase must be at least four percent or one hundred fifty students and must be at least twenty students.
    • The superintendent of public instruction shall calculate the amount to which an eligible district is entitled as follows:
      • Determine the actual percentage increase in the number of students and subtract two from the percentage calculated;
      • Determine the number of students represented by the difference determined in subdivision a of this subsection;
      • Multiply the number of students determined in subdivision b of this subsection by $4,000.
    • If the amount of the appropriation provided for in this section is insufficient to meet the obligations of this subsection, the superintendent of public instruction shall prorate the payment based on the percentage of the total amount to which each school district is entitled.
    • The superintendent of public instruction may not expend more than fifty percent of the funds available under this section during the first year of the biennium.
    • Any district that is precluded from receiving state aid under section 15.12735.3 is not eligible to receive a grant under this section.


    Kirsten Baesler

    Kirsten Baesler
    600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201
    Bismarck, ND
    (701) 328-2260

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are North Dakota school districts.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

    Award Details

    For the 2017-19 biennium, the 65th Legislature appropriated $6,000,000 for a 1 tier rapid enrollment growth grant program. Districts increasing by 4.0 percent or 150 students, with a minimum growth of 20 students, will receive supplemental payments of $4,000 per student.


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