Ohio's elementary school enrollment shrinking

Monday, April 14, 2014

About as many central Ohio school districts are growing as are losing students.

State enrollment figures for the past five school years show that more than a third of the area’s 49 districts have steadily added students, growing as much as 21 percent. Another third of districts experienced gradual dips in enrollment, losing as much as 11 percent. The rest have remained consistent, adding or losing students by about 1 percent.

In the rest of the state, most districts’ enrollments have declined.

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