Florida’s private schools saw their biggest enrollment growth in 15 years.
Enrollment grew by 22,525 PreK-12 students in the 2016-17 school year. That’s a 6.5 percent increase over the previous year and the second-highest enrollment growth since 2000. According to the new report from the Florida Department of Education, private school students now make up 11.6 percent of all preK-12 students in Florida.
Enrollment ranged from 0 students in rural Liberty County to 76,022 in Miami-Dade. Continue Reading →