Posts Tagged:Enrollment

Catholic school enrollment numbers rebounding in some of the largest dioceses, and the US overall

After a difficult 2020-2021 year for many Catholic schools, enrollment numbers are rebounding nationwide, according to data from the National Catholic Educational Association. Overall, enrollment in Catholic schools in the U.S. is up from 1.63 million last year to 1.69 million this year, an increase of more than 3.5%, according to the NCEA. Despite the…Read More

Alarm bells sound coast-to-coast over troubled schools

As the Washington Post put it this week in its detailed report on the state of American education, public education is facing a crisis of epic proportions. Most people knew that long-shuttered schools and hurriedly assembled remote learning programs would harm student achievement. The emerging data confirms our worst fears. According to the Post, one…Read More

Public School Enrollment Plummets as Private Schools See Gains

Ongoing and renewed shutdowns of public schools across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in astonishing public school enrollment drops. NPR recently reported that public school districts in at least 20 states have seen shrinking numbers of students this fall, with Orange County and Miami-Dade County in Florida down 8,000 and 16,000…Read More