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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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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Aug 26 2010. Filed under Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Schools. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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