Posted: Aug 9, 2013 8:47 AM
Updated: Aug 9, 2013 8:47 AM
Source: Associated Press
ZACHARY - The Zachary Community School District expects an enrollment increase of more than 100 students for the upcoming school year.
As of Thursday, Superintendent Scott Devillier said enrollment in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and grades first through 12th was 5,490.
Personnel Director Yolanda Williams said the count amounts to 113 more students than the district had last year.
Zachary has been the top-ranked school district in the state for eight consecutive years.
Devillier said the trend has been to have increases of about 100 students in recent years.
Students begin classes Monday. Teachers and other employees have been on the job all of this week, with teachers attending a variety of training sessions.
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