FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Student enrollment at northwestern New Mexico’s Central Consolidated School District is up by about 6 percent.
Superintendent Don Levinski tells The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/IxLKdP ) that this marks the first time in a long time that the district has seen an increase. Levinski credits the curriculum and the teachers.
The 40-day student count tallied 6,156 students.
Enrollment in the district had been declining since the 2002-03 school year.
Levinski says some schools have hired additional teachers to accommodate the increase in students.
Meanwhile, enrollment numbers for the Aztec and Bloomfield districts are relatively flat for the current school year.
For schools in Bloomfield, enrollment dropped by 40 students to 2,989. In Aztec, student enrollment is up by 47 students to 3,050.