LA PLATA, Md. (Oct. 15, 2009)—Charles County Public Schools grew by 60 students this school year, according to preliminary enrollment counts for the 2009-10 school year.
Enrollment is 26,787 students, up from 26,727 last school year. This is the third consecutive year that enrollment increases have been less than 100 students. The enrollment count, taken on Sept. 30, is not official until it receives final verification by the Maryland State Department of Education. Maryland school systems take official student counts for the year on the last school day in September.
The three schools located on the North Point educational complex reported the highest enrollments. North Point High School is the largest high school with 2,204 students. Theodore G. Davis Middle School, with 1,139 students, is the largest middle school. William A. Diggs Elementary School has the highest elementary enrollment with 1,032 students.
Westlake High School has the second largest enrollment with 1,511 students. Mattawoman Middle School, with an enrollment of 1,002, is the second largest middle school. William B. Wade and Berry elementary schools had 784 and 778 students respectively, making them the second and third highest enrolled elementary schools.
Enrollment data by school for this year and last are on the CCPS Web site at http://www2.ccboe.com/aboutus/fastfacts.cfm on the Fast Facts page.
Source: Charles County public school system