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Enrollment up by 23 students at Hancock Public Schools
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Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

The 2013-2014 school year is off to a great start after the first day of classes on Tuesday, Sept, 3. This year’s enrollment is up by 23 students compared to the first day of school last year.  The number of students attending class in Hancock on opening day was  308 compared to 285 on the first day last year. In the last five years Hancock Public Schools has had a steady increase in enrollment.

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The increase was influenced somewhat by the difference between last year’s graduating seniors and the incoming kindergarteners this year.  There were 14 seniors graduating at the end of last year and 34 kindergarteners have enrolled this year which made a difference of twenty.

The numbers by class compared to opening day last year are as follows

Last year 2012-2013

Kindergarten            24

First grade            33

Second grade        22

Third grade            21

Fourth grade            25

Fifth grade            21

Sixth grade            21

Seventh grade        20

Eighth grade            27

Ninth grade            26

Tenth grade            15

Eleventh grade        16

Twelfth grade         14

Total K-12            285

This year 2013-2014

Kindergarten            34

First grade            26

Second grade        33

Third grade            23

Fourth grade            24

Fifth grade            28

Sixth grade            22

Seventh grade        19

Eighth grade            22

Ninth grade            26

Tenth grade            22

Eleventh grade        15

Twelfth grade        14

Total K-12            308

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