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COLUMBIA CITY â€” The results are in.
After the state performed a head count of all Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ€™ students in September for tax purposes, Superintendent Pat Oâ€™Connor shared with the school board Monday that enrollment is up from last year.
Granted, enrollment is only up two students from last year, but Oâ€™Connor said the numbers are deceiving.
â€śThis is huge because we had 24 early graduates,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said. â€śLast year, the early graduates decreased our enrollment. This year, our new students have made up for the ones who left for early graduation.â€ť
In other positive news for the district, WCCS has 57 students who are out-of-district transfers â€” 57 students who donâ€™t live within the district limits applied to attend.
â€śGranted, some of those students were planning on moving into the district sometime this year,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said.
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