August 19, 2015 Edition

Also in this issue...

News | Sports Scene | Education | Viewpoints | Records |

County enrollment below 3,000
Two districts report increase


Dana Davis, preschool aide at Hoxie Elementary School, walks to recess with Blakely Liscomb. School is back in session in Lawrence County, with all schools resuming classes on Monday.
Submitted Photo ~ Valerie Orrick

Gretchen Hunt
Editor

First-day enrollment for all schools in Lawrence County dropped below 3,000 this year with a total of 2,972, compared to 3,011 on the first day in 2014.

The Lawrence County and Sloan-Hendrix school districts each saw increases in first-day numbers.

In the Lawrence County District, Walnut Ridge Elementary had 378 students, Walnut Ridge Middle School had 277 and Walnut Ridge High School had 291, for a total of 946. In 2014, the district's first-day total was 908.

Sloan-Hendrix also saw a slight increase from 709 in 2014 to 716 in 2015. The break down for this year is 256 in elementary, 162 in middle school and 298 in high school.

Hoxie School District showed a decline in total student population from 906 in 2014 to 838 this year. There are 391 enrolled in the high school and 447 enrolled at Hoxie Elementary.

Hillcrest School District has 208 on the elementary campus and 204 on the high school campus for a total of 412, which is a decrease from 425 in 2014.

Imboden Area Charter School also showed a slight decrease in enrollment from 65 in 2014 to 60 in 2015.

Totals are preliminary as schools will experience fluctuations over the next few weeks.

Totals for the first day since 2001 are as follows:

2015 - 2,972
2014 - 3,011
2013 - 3,027
2012 - 3,068
2011 - 3,140
2010 - 3,193
2009 - 3,102
2008 - 3,112
2007 - 3,246
2006 - 3,096
2005 - 3,132
2004 - 3,158
2003 - 3,223
2002 - 3,260
2001 - 3,170

Click Here for help with The TD Online

Google
 
Games Games

Click for Walnut Ridge Regional, Arkansas Forecast
News | Sports | Education | Viewpoints | Classifieds | Records
Business Directory | Calendar | Community Directory |
Contact Us | Staff | TD History | Archives | Subscribe Online
Email the Online Editor:
Email the Editor:
Questions? Email:
mheyl@thetd.com
editor@thetd.com
help@thetd.com
Copyright 2000 ~ 2017 The Times Dispatch
P.O. Box 389 ~ Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476