It isn’t quite like the boom of a decade ago — when enrollment in the Meridian School District increased by 1,000 students or more every fall.
But the state’s largest school district is experiencing its biggest enrollment increase since before the recession, with some of the growing pains that go with it.
Tuesday’s enrollment came in at 36,269, compared to 35,619 a year ago.
The enrollment growth wasn’t unexpected, but it exceeded projections. The district had expected enrollment of 36,194.
For more details, here’s a link to my story at Idaho Education News.