School Enrollment Up In Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Enrollment in Wyoming’s public schools increased for the sixth consecutive year this year and exceeded 89,000 for the first time since 2001.
According to data compiled by the Wyoming Education Department, there are 89,476 students enrolled in K-12 public schools in the state for the current 2011-12 school year.
The number is 1,311, or 1.5 percent, more than last year.
Laramie County School District 1in Cheyenne remains the state’s largest district with 13,370 students, followed by Natrona County School District 1 with 12,075.
Among the largest districts, Campbell County School District 1 has 8,337 students, Sweetwater County 1 with 5,296, Albany County 1 with 3,676 and Sheridan County 2 with 3,202.
Sheridan County School District 3 has the fewest students with 90. Washakie County District 2 has 104 students