JLF’s Terry Stoops looks at new data released by the Department of Public Instruction.

Last week, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction published the final enrollment numbers for the 2016-17 school year.  Overall, there was a nearly 4,500-student or 0.3 percent year-to-year decrease in district enrollment (average daily membership).  Over the last five school years, North Carolina’s district enrollment has been stagnant. Districts added only 770 students, a trivial 0.1 percent increase, during this period.

Find out which districts are shrinking and which are expanding here.