What the BEDS does is count students in Grades 9 through 11 at the many high schools across New York State. This number is to help determine funding and helps schools set budgets for the coming school year.
In the sports world, this number is used to place teams in classifications, so that similar schools play each other.
Schools that are private institutions have their enrollment doubled, as not to give them an unfair advantage over schools with similar enrollment numbers because of their power to recruit pupils.
Underneath the jump are the BEDS for 2014, and what that means for football in the coming school year.