Waterbury, CT: Enrollment down 13.4%; SPED numbers up 11.7%

Mar 24, 2018, Waterbury (CT) Citizen’s News: Budget proposal keeps school spending flat … Though spending is projected to be flat and contractual costs are rising, student enrollment in the district continues to trend downward. Enrollment dropped 13.4 percent over the last eight years to 2,177 students as of Oct. 1, 2017. The number of special education students, however, has gone up 11.7 percent over that same time. Overall enrollment is projected to drop to 2,150 students in 2018-19….