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Sidney Schools Initial Enrollment Numbers Show Little Change


August 24, 2018

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Sidney students have a number of opportunities to take college- and work-bound classes, such as SRTV. Students are back in school, and in numbers that have been pleasantly surprising.

As the Cabela's and Bass Pro relationship became apparent, community services, including school districts, kept a wary eye on their enrollments. The concern was would the purchase lead to consolidating staff and what would that do to enrollment numbers.

The news so far is the enrollment in Sidney Public Schools has experienced very little decline. Superintendent Jay Ehler said the first student count of the year was Aug. 20. The official count submitted to the Nebraska Department of Education isn't due until September.

"We ended up with more kids than expected," he said. "We have 1,236 in p...

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