CC/E board encouraged by student number projections
Anticipated 2021-22 enrollment more than previously thought
August 5, 2021
Projected enrollment numbers made Clay Central/Everly board members crack a smile on July 28.
According to Superintendent Kevin Wood, the district is expecting 70 students in PK-6 grade for the 2021-22 school year, up from a previous estimate of 59. CC/E is offering full-day preschool this fall instead of half-day classes, which Wood thinks gave enrollment a boost.
"They are good numbers," he said. "We weren't sure where we were going to end up with last year's numbers. We won't know for sure until the first day of school, but it's good to see those numbers."
Last year's enrollment was 73....