Enrollment Growth

Posted by T. Conrad on 9/29/2015 1:35:56 PM


2015 / 2016 Enrollment

Enrollment continues to increase in our district. The following facts regarding current enrollment and past-enrollment help define the picture of our growing district.

In 2013, our district commisioned a demographic study to project enrollment through the 2023/24 school year. The projection for the 15/16 school year for K-12 was set at: 1,989 students. We currently have 2,021 in K-12.

The 15/16 school year enrollment growth is a 3.1% increase from last year. The average student increase over the last 7 years has been 56 students per year not counting this year.

Since 2007/08 school year, the largest student increase was from the 13/14 school year to the 14/15 school year with an 87 student increase.

The breakdown by building as of Sept. 21  is as follows:

Piper Elementary = 648 students     Last year = 643 students

East Elementary = 339 students      Last year = 308 students

Piper Middle = 450 students            Last year = 436 students

Piper High School = 584 students    Last year = 576 students

Piper East Elementary is now currently 9 students above capacity.

Piper Elementary is now currently 32 students from capacity.

The current student enrollment total by grade:

K = 147

1 = 169

2 = 160

3 = 172

4 = 170

5 = 169

6 = 160

7 = 147

8 = 143

9 = 148

10 = 145

11 = 159

12 = 132

A total of 453 new students have enrolled in our district since 2007/08 school year.

The total district headcount in 2007/08 K-12 was 1566. The district has grown 29% since 2007/08.