Five Top of Utah school districts reported increased enrollment this fall, and three others are down slightly.
How do our districts stack up?
Statewide, Utah public schools gained 11,913 students between last fall and now. Of those, 7.5 percent are in Top of Utah classrooms, according to a report from the Utah State Office of Education (USOE).
Nearly 900 more students are being taught in public schools in Davis, Weber, Cache, Ogden, Box Elder, Logan city, Morgan and Rich school districts.
According to Oct. 1 numbers from this year, last year and a decade ago, here's the local breakdown:
Davis School District: 68,578 students, up 0.3 percent from 2012, up 14.2 percent from 2003.
Weber School District: 31,038 students, up 1 percent from 2012, up 10 percent from 2003.
Cache County School District: 16,038 students, up 0.9 percent from 2012, up 20.4 percent from 2003.
Ogden School District: 12,489 students, down 0.6 percent from 2012, down 3.6 percent from 2003.
Box Elder School District: 11,131 students, up 1.2 percent from 2012, up 5.6 percent from 2003.
Logan City School District: 5,987 students, down 1.2 percent from 2012, up 1.9 percent from 2003.
Morgan School District: 2,632 students, up 4 percent from 2012, up 34.6 percent since 2003.
Rich School District: 479 students, down .4 percent from 2012, up 5.5 percent from 2003.
Charter school enrollment is not included in the district numbers. Utah charter schools statewide grew by 8.2 percent the past year. The national growth rate is 3.4 percent, according to the USOE.
Private school enrollment numbers are not surveyed.
A reported 8,586 students were home-schooled in the 2012-2013 school year, giving Utah a 1.4 percent home-school rate. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the national home-school rate was 2.4 percent for 2011-2012, the most recent year for which numbers are available.
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