The 20th day enrollment is a snapshot of one day’s school enrollment that is annually reported to the state. The count was taken on September 22 for traditional calendar schools. It was taken earlier for multi-track, year round schools and modified calendar schools.
The increase in enrollment of 3,690 students is more than last year’s enrollment of 1,893 students. In 2008-09, enrollment increased by 3,700 students; in 2007-08, the increase was 6,930 and in 2006-07, the increase was 7,568.
For this year, kindergarten enrollment returned to students enrolling for 12 months. With legislative changes to kindergarten ages going into place for 2009-10, last year's kindergarten had a one-time, six-weeks reduction.