Hamilton County Schools Gain 241 Students After 10th-Day Enrollment

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Enrollment at the Hamilton County Schools has increased 241 students when comparing last year’s 10th day to this year, Supt. Rick Smith said Thursday.

Enrollment stands at 42,741 - up from 42,500.

The high schools showed an increase of 195.

Middle schools were up 25, and elementaries increased 21.




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