Only 9 additional students at Penticton area schools
Enrolment in Penticton area schools has grown by only nine students to 5,617 this year.
Data included in the agenda package for tonight’s meeting of the Okanagan Skaha school board shows a net loss of 11 kids in Summerland and six in Kaleden, Naramata and West Bench combined, which were offset by a gain of 26 in Penticton.
The biggest increase was at Parkway Middle School, which added 29 kids to take its enrolment to 274. The biggest decrease was at Penticton Secondary School, which lost 24 students and dipped to 1,129 in total.