Broward schools sees small increase in students
Broward County Public Schools announced that 232,850 students attended District schools on the first day of school, Monday, August 23. The District’s 2010/11 first-day enrollment count increased by 1,355 students, when compared to last year’s 231,495 first-day enrollment mark.
The student enrollment count includes all students who were in attendance at all schools, including charters and centers.
As compared with the first day count for 2009/10, the enrollment increases this year were evidenced at the pre-kindergarten, center, and charter schools. Elementary schools first day count decreased by 1,219 (1.3%) students, middle schools first day count decreased by 568 (1.2%) students, and high schools first day count decreased by 916 (1.4%) students. Prekindergarten first day count increased by 1,478 (78.7%) students, centers first day count increased by 306 (13.2%) students and charters first day count increased by 2,274 (12.0%) students.
Following is the 2010/11 first-day count breakdown:
Pre-Kindergarten – 3,355
Elementary Schools – 94,786
Middle Schools – 47,449
High Schools – 63,424
Centers – 2,626
Charter Schools – 21,210
Total – 232-850
The District anticipates a 2010/11 final student enrollment count of 252,544.
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- Enrollment increases in Broward schools
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- Close to 1,000 Haitian students in Broward schools
- Annual Broward Schools Magnet Program Showcase Dec. 8
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