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School enrollment totals vary

By on September 5, 2018 at 2:46 pm

School is back in session and enrollment is mixed across the area as some schools and districts have seen increases, while others have experienced decreases.

Waterloo
There are 2,714 students in the Waterloo school district, an increase of 61 students from the end of the 2017-18 school year. 

That breaks down to 428 pupils at Zahnow Elementary School; 368 at Rogers Elementary School; 432 at Gardner Elementary School; 636 at Waterloo Junior High School; and 850 at Waterloo High School. 

“We are seeing increasing enrollment in our elementary buildings,” Waterloo superintendent Brian Charron said. “We suspect gradual growth may be consistent in the future and are beginning discussions on long-term solutions in case we reach capacity in our current facilities.”

The district also hired 17 new teachers over the summer…>>> 

Read about how Columbia, Dupo, Gibault, Valmeyer and Waterloo enrollment numbers stack up against each other in the September 5, 2018, issue of the Republic-Times newspaper.

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James Moss