Area school enrollments mostly up from last year

By Bryan Richardson

Area school districts reported an increased student headcount Thursday, the official enrollment count day for Kansas school districts.

USD 383 K-12 enrollment is 5,896 students, an increase of 63 students from last school year. Including virtual and preschool students, the total enrollment is 6,623 students, an increase of 28 students from last school year.

Riley County USD 378 K-12 enrollment is 719 students, an increase of 19 students from last school year. High school enrollment represents the largest portion of the increase with 13 additional students.

Wamego USD 320 K-12 enrollment is 1,538 students, an increase of 110 students from last school year. The increase is mostly attributed to growth in elementary school and high school students.

Rock Creek USD 323 preK-12 enrollment is 893 students, an increase of 10 students from last school year.

Blue Valley USD 384 preK-12 enrollment is 190 students, down 16 students from last school year. The decrease is due to the district‚s graduating class of last year being larger than its current kindergarten class.









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