Throughout the country, major school districts are facing sharp student enrollment declines.
All it takes is one look at the numbers:
- 6 million students attended charter schools in 2014.
- In Detroit, more than half of K-12 students now attend charters.
- 73 percent of rural districts in Wisconsin have lost students in the 2013-2014 school year.
As every school leader knows, fewer students almost always translate to fewer resources for key programs. On average, for every four students lost to choice, demographic shifts, or other factors, districts also forfeit funding equivalent to one full-time entry-level teacher’s salary.
Thankfully, there are steps public school districts can take to reverse declining enrollment and stay competitive.
Our new infographic outlines the enrollment challenge—and shares what some districts are already doing to solve the problem.
Take a look at the numbers, then sign up for a free demo to find out how we’re helping districts make customer service a priority.