Pittsburgh School Enrollment Slide Continues


Pittsburgh Public Schools have seen yet another enrollment decline continuing a trend dating back over a decade.  The student count for the 2010-11 school year fell 3.1 percent (797) below the year earlier reading. Compared to 1997 when the District enrolled more than 40,000 students, the current figure of 25,326 represents a decrease of nearly 37 percent. And the bad news is projected to continue. According to a school district consultant enrollment will fall through 2018.  


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