West Fargo schools see bump in first day enrollment over last year

Photo by: West Fargo Public Schools
Photo by: West Fargo Public Schools

(West Fargo, ND) -- West Fargo schools continue to grow, as proven by their opening day enrollment numbers.

The District tells WDAY Radio that they welcomed 11,504 learners in grades 1-12 Thursday across 21 schools.

The first day of kindergarten is August 30th, and while school officials say the number may fluctuate between now and then, WFPS currently has 1,098 kindergarten learners registered. The district is also projecting 149 learners to start at their early childhood special education preschool.

All told, West Fargo Public Schools is projecting to have 12,751 learners in grades PK-12 to start the 2022-23 school year.

The number serves as an increase of 380 students over the first day enrollment in 2021-22, which was recorded at 12,518 in Grades PK-12.

You can find out how their counterparts in Fargo schools did on first day enrollment here.