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NCSD projecting increased enrollment of 13,343 students this school year

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District projects that they will have about 40 more students overall enroll for the 2020-2021 school year compared with 2019-2020.

In the previous year, the district had 13,304 students enroll. In the up-coming year, the district forecasts that they will have 13,304 students.

NCSD expects that Summit Elementary School will have the most students at the elementary level at 450 and the least number of students at Alcova Elementary, which is projected to have only one student.

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At the middle school level NCSD predicts that Dean Morgan will have to most number of students at 859. Midwest School, which serves K-12 is expected to have 141 students overall.

At the high school level, Kelly Walsh is expected to have a larger student population (1,981) than Natrona County High School (1,840).

More students equals more funding for the district but also a corresponding increase in expenditures to meet the needs of extra students. The NCSD Board of Trustees adopted a fiscal year 2020-2021 budget on Wednesday, July 8.

The district projects enrollment at each of its schools as follows: