N.C. Public Elementary School Enrollment Falls

Monday, January 28, 2013

While private and charter schools proliferate in the Lake Norman area, Davidson Elementary School’s enrollment has decreased by more than 20 percent over the last seven years.

Since the 2006-07 school year, Davidson Elementary has seen its enrollment drop by more than 200 students, from 947 at its peak to 746 this school year. At roughly the same time, the town was growing dramatically, from 7,139 in 2000 to 10,944 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census.

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