Grant County school enrollment on the upswing [UPDATED]Published 9:23am Friday, September 13, 2013 Updated 11:25am Friday, September 13, 2013
All three school districts in Grant County reported enrollment gains for the new school year, breaking a decades-long trend of declining or flat enrollment.
The Ashby and West Central Area School Districts both saw first-day enrollment increases from last year. Ashby gained 17 students, while West Central Area saw the biggest increase in the county at 32 students.
Although the Herman-Norcross School District saw a slight decrease in first-year enrollment, losing 12 students, they did have an increase in students from the last day of school during the 2012-13 school year. Five more students were enrolled in the district for this year’s first day of school compared to the last day of the school year.