Forum staff reports, Published August 31 2010
West Fargo school enrollment rises by 282 students to 7,223WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School District opened the school year today with 7,223 students enrolled.
That was an increase of 282 students, or 4.1 percent, from last year’s opening, the district reported.
The district had 625 enrolled in kindergarten and 76 enrolled in pre-school and early childhood special education, the report shows.
There were 2,860 students enrolled in grades one through five; 1,649 students in middle school grades six to eight, and 2,013 enrolled in high school grades nine to 12, the report shows.
Enrollment has climbed 21 percent in the last five years, or nearly 1,300 students, the district reported.