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Enrollment increases in two Fort Macleod schools

Enrollment in Livingstone Range School Division decreased from last year, but increased from the enrollment projected by school administrators in the spring.
Associate superintendent for business services Jeff Perry presented the final enrollment Oct. 8 to the school board.
“Not a lot has changed,” Perry said, referring to the preliminary numbers he presented Sept. 10.
The final numbers are what enrollment was at the Sept. 30 cut-off, and will be taken forward to review funding.
The total enrollment is 3,447.5, which is an increase over the 3,442 students reported on Sept. 10.
Enrollment has declined by 82 full-time equivalent students from last year.
The good news is enrollment has increased 38.5 students over projections.
Enrollment is calculated with each student from Grade 1 to 12 counted one as one full-time equivalent student, and Kindergarten students each counting as 0.5 students.
The final numbers as of Sept. 30 break down as follows:
Fort Macleod

  • W.A. Day school has 191.5 students, up 21.5 from projected, and up seven from last year.
  • G.R. Davis school has 147 students, up five from projected, and down eight from last year.
  • F.P. Walshe school, has 344 students, up six from projected, and up five from last year.
  • Walshe Crossroads Campus has 49 students, down 34 from projected, and down 23 from last year.

Granum

  • Granum school has 39 students, down 4.5 from projected, and down six from last year.

Claresholm

  • West Meadow elementary school has 265 students, down 1.5 from projected, and down 10 from last year.
  • Willow Creek Composite high school has 373 students, up 18 from projected, and down 20 from last year.
  • Outreach North has 16 students, down six from projected, and down two from last year.

Nanton

  • A.B. Daley school has 205 students, eight less than projected and down six from last year.
  • J.T. Foster school has 197 students, down one from projected, and down four from last year.
  • Stavely

  • Stavely elementary school has 59.5 students, up one from projected, and up one from last year.

Pincher Creek

  • Canyon School has 238.5 students, up 12.5 from projected, and down 21.5 from last year.
  • Matthew Halton High School has 292 students, down 14 from projected, and down 25 from last year.
  • Outreach West has 15 students, down two from projected, and up four from last year.

Lundbreck

  • Livingstone school has 188.5 students, seven more than projected, and 2.5 less than last year.

Crowsnest Pass

  • Horace Allen school has 182.5 students, up 19.5 from projected, and up 20.5 from last year.
  • Isabelle Sellon school has 121 students, up three from projected, and up nine from last year.
  • Crowsnest Consolidated high school has 302 students, up 13 from projected, and down nine from last year.
  • Outreach West has three students, the same as projected in its first year of existence.

Colonies

  • Colony schools have 219 students, the same as projected, and up 5.5 from last year

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