Indiana Department of Education Releases Fall Out-of-District Enrollment Figures

Many area children continue to attend school outside of their own public school district. The Indiana Department of Education released its fall transfer report Wednesday. The Oregon-Davis School Corporation continues to see a large chunk of its district’s population going to other schools, with more than 43 percent of the state-funded students who live there attending class someplace else.

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Oregon-Davis Officials, Parents Consider Ideas to Stop Enrollment Decline

Superintendent Dr. Don Harman discusses O-D’s enrollment trends during Wednesday’s work session.

To try to keep the Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s finances in the black, parents are now brainstorming ways to boost enrollment. During a school board work session Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Don Harman said the pace of the enrollment decline has exceeded the projections he made during the referendum discussions in late 2017.

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O-D Superintendent Touts Recruitment Efforts, in Response to Declining Enrollment

As the Oregon-Davis School Board considers the school corporation’s financial future, one challenge school officials will have to address is declining enrollment. Since the 2008-2009 school year, enrollment has dropped from 713.5 students down to 555. Based on kindergarten enrollment trends, that number’s expected to drop down to 511 over the next five years.

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