NUMBERS UP: Des Moines Schools Increase Enrollment

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The largest school district in the state is continuing to see gains in enrollment.

Des Moines Public Schools are on a roll, with school year 2013-2014 marking a third straight year of increasing enrollment.

Preliminary numbers provided by the school district show 32,404 students are enrolled for the current year. That’s an increase of 342 students from last year. Over the last three years 1,450 more students have enrolled in the district.

The enrollment numbers are used to determine state funding for the district.