School enrollment resumes losing trend, down nearly 300

Fayette now has same number of students as 13 years ago; all-time high of 22,367 in 2006-2007

Student enrollment in Fayette County schools inched up last year, reversing a trend that had seen declining numbers for the previous six years. But figures released by the school system Monday showed enrollment in October at 20,166, down nearly 300 over the same period last year.

The school year began in August with 20,124 students enrolled. That compares to the 20,463 students attending classes in August 2012. Enrollment last month had increased to 20,166, down approximately 300 students from October 2012.

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via The Citizen

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