LAUSD enrollment falls below 700,000

first_imgTotal enrollment708,461694,288 -2 AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Economic conditions like job availability and housing costs also contributed to the decline, officials said. — LAUSD enrollment TOTAL GRADED GRADES2006-07 2007-08%CHANGE K-5 323,112312,222-3.37 Enrollment34,94434,226-2.05 6th-8th158,631 154,002-2.92 Los Angles Unified’s total student enrollment continued its expected decline, dropping 2 percent from 708,461 students last year to 694,288 this year, according to figures released Thursday by the district. About 41,000 of the students – or 6 percent of the population – are enrolled in fiscally independent charter schools. Charter schools reduced enrollment at traditional LAUSD schools by about 1 percent per year. District officials attribute the drop to a decline in births in Los Angeles County, which have declined sharply since 1990 but have now stabilized. Enrollment673,517 660,062 -2 SOURCE: Los Angeles Unified School District 9th-12th191,774193,838+1.08 TOTAL UNGRADED 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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