Stanly County sees an increase in enrollment. What 3 schools had the biggest increases?
Published 4:50 pm Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Stanly County Schools reported its first ADM of the year on Wednesday and it showed an increase in student population.
ADM, or average daily membership, measures school attendance over a given period, in this case the first 10 days of the school year.
The total enrollment this year is 8,720, not counting Pre-K. The number was 8,592 for the same period last year.
Enrollment rose in first, second, fourth, fifth, seventh, ninth, 11th and 12th grades.
Enrollment is up at Badin, Central, Endy, Locust, Millingport, Norwood, Oakboro STEM, Richfield, Stanfield, South Stanly Middle, West Stanly Middle, Albemarle High, West Stanly High, Stanly Early College High School and Stanly STEM Early College.
The largest enrollment increases were at Stanfield (gaining 55), Albemarle High (45) and Locust (41).
“Increased enrollment shows the community’s trust in SCS to provide the best education for their children,” Superintendent Dr. Jarrod Dennis said. “I would like to thank all the hard-working faculty and staff for providing quality educational opportunities throughout the district.”