Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Enrollment

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Mecklenburg County's charter school enrollment grew to 21,028 this year, an even bigger increase than Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools budgeted for.

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Correction: An earlier version of this article included lab schools, which are affiliated with universities rather than school districts, in the charter school tally.  

It’s becoming a familiar story: North Carolina’s charter school enrollment keeps growing, while many school districts lose students. 

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has seen its first significant enrollment drop, according to a report posted Monday. And the district’s Hispanic enrollment hit a milestone as well. 

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CMS has had to make room for 3,300 more students than what the state projected the district would have. The opening of eleven charter schools in the area has complicated the process of coming up with enrollment numbers. CMS projections were closer to the mark, but still a ways off. 


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