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By Don Ogle 

Area Enrollment Numbers Not As Bad As Predicted

Potter-Dix Continues to Buck The Trend


August 24, 2018

Going into the final weeks of the school year last May, most of the area’s small schools were bracing for an impact on enrollment that, thankfully, never happened.

Nearly all schools, which had by last spring already seen mild dips in enrollment, and based on interviews and expectations, figured they could see substantially fewer students - up to 20 percent in some projections.

But as students enrolled for the 2018-19 school year, the projections were disproved.

While Creek Valley and Leyton School Districts are down slightly on numbers, Peetz (which lies just over the Colorado border to...

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