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Pierce County school enrollments drop in year's comparison

Area school enrollments decreased across the board compared to last year at this time, according to a report last week from the districts about their official third-Friday-in-September numbers to the state.

Public schools are required to provide state education officials with this information annually on that date and it's used for calculating the amount of state aid they receive, among other purposes.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Oct. 5.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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