Enrollment drops in Edmonds School District
Fewer students in lower grades reflects statewide trend
Last updated 10/14/2020 at 9:38pm
Enrollment in state schools has dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic as parents balance choices for education and health, and more families delay kindergarten.
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction reports that statewide enrollment dropped by 31,000 students when comparing enrollment data from the start of school years in 2019 and 2020.
Across the board, the early grades experienced larger declines in enrollment than the later grades.
"We have been monitoring our student enrollment numbers closely," said Edmonds School District spokesperson Harmony Weinberg.
"At this poin...