Data Sources for Annual Billing

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Public K-12s

The official District Total Students (DTOTSTU) enrollment figure which is published in the online DESE School Directory report available at and is based upon data submitted by the school district as of the last Wednesday in September of the prior school year.

Higher Education

Total full-time equivalency (FTE) for an entire year (July 1 - June 30) as reported by institutions to the National Center for Educational Statics' Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 12-month Enrollment. Total FTE is the sum of reported (not estimated) undergraduate and graduate FTE. These figures are reported on IPEDS Part B- Instructional Activity of the 12-month Enrollment. Multi-campus institutions will be combined where appropriate. MOREnet will use the 12-month FTE (prior year enrollment) available as of March 1 of each year to prepare invoices for the upcoming fiscal year billing.

Public Libraries

Local Tax Income as reported to the Missouri State Library as part of the Annual Statistical Report data collection process. This information is published at and is based upon the most current data submitted by the public library in November of each year.