Today was the first day of school for Pasco students in grades 1-7 and 9. Kindergarten students will have their first full day on Thursday, while Wednesday is the first day for all other students.
Tuesday’s enrollment figures in Pasco School District included 8,237 students in grades 1-6 and 1,398 students in 7th grade.
There were approximately 1,215 new freshmen at the high schools today, although Delta High School students did not attend classes today. All students at Chiawana High School, New Horizons High School and Pasco High School will return to class tomorrow.
For more than a decade the District’s enrollment has continued to increase over the first several weeks of school. Enrollment typically continues to grow through Oct. 1, which is the official count date for the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Enrollment numbers for all grades will be posted daily during the first week of school on the Pasco School District website.