Student Enrollment in the DeKalb County School System is up by 53 students compared to this same time last year, largely because of a sizeable kindergarten class and a new pre-K class at Smithville Elementary School.
Clay Farler, Attendance Supervisor, told WJLE Wednesday that system-wide, DeKalb County has an enrollment to date of 2,901, compared to 2,848 in late August 2005.
Enrollment is up by 63 students at Smithville Elementary School and 24 students at DeKalb Middle School. However the numbers are down by 15 students at DeKalb West School, 13 students at Northside Elementary, and 6 students at DeKalb County High School.
The enrollment numbers for August 2006 and 2005 at each school are as follows:
DeKalb County High School-
Year 2006- 834
Year 2005- 840
DeKalb Middle School-
Year 2006- 520
Smithville Elementary School-
DeKalb West School-