Public School Enrollment Up Slightly

The push is on to increase State Aid to Education.

Lost among the lobbying is what is happening to enrollment in public schools.

So, as a public service, McHenry County Blog publishes the state wide figures from 1991-92 through 2010-11:

This year before last enrollment was down about 31,000 students or just under 1.5%.

While total enrollment the beginning of the school year in 2010 was 2,074,806, in September of 2011 it was up to 2,098,145, up 23,339 or 1.1%.


Public School Enrollment Up Slightly — 1 Comment

  1. Possibly reflects a related drop in the number of people who can afford to send their kids to private schools.

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