Student numbers on the rise in Esko
November 17, 2023
With 1,284 students this year, Esko schools may be at its highest K-12 enrollment ever, superintendent Aaron Fischer told school board members Monday.
"That's a lot of students, more than we projected," Fischer said. "And they all fit into our current class size targets and programming and elective schedules, so we had no more expenditures to bring those in."
That's 25 more students than last school year; each one brings more dollars for the school district from the state, which funds schools per pupil unit.
"Keep in mind, the building was built - according to Mr. [James] Schwartz, former s...