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Early Enrollment Numbers Decrease Over Last Year

News Release                                          

For Immediate Release                                                     

September 8, 2020

Early Enrollment Numbers Decrease Over Last Year

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Public Schools, which includes public schools in the city of Grand Forks and Nathan F. Twining Elementary and Middle School on the Grand Forks Air Force Base, had 7,402 students enrolled in the opening days of school.

Of the 7,402 students, 1,324 students are enrolled in remote learning for the first trimester (elementary school students) or semester (middle and high school students).

When comparing this year’s opening enrollment to last year’s opening enrollment of 7,456, there was a decrease of 54 students.

In comparison to the May 2020 enrollment of 7,358 students, there was an increase of 44 students.

The district’s largest grade level of students is the 9th grade class, which has 605 students. The next largest classes are kindergarten and 1st grade with 593 students each.

RSP and Associates, the demographer for Grand Forks Public Schools, had estimated an enrollment of 7,526 students.

An official enrollment report will be completed at the end of September and presented at a Grand Forks School Board meeting in October.

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