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Monday August 3rd, 2015 9:08AM

Hall Co. Schools see more than 60 new students on opening day

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Schools have released some raw numbers on first day attendance for the 2014-15 school year, and those figures show 62 more students were in class for the first day of school this year compared to the first day last year.<br /> <br /> Executive Director of Technology for Hall County Schools, Dr. Aaron Turpin, said based on historical data, there are greater enrollment gains when school starts on a Friday, which is the case this year. Last year, school started on a Monday. Therefore, he expects to see more students in desks next week.<br /> <br /> The system did not issue a breakdown yet on where the additional students enrolled.<br /> <br /> Turpin released the following raw data on school enrollment for the last three years.<br /> <br /> <br /> Total Day 1 FY 2015: 25,673<br /> <br /> Total Day 1 FY 2014: 25,611 <br /> <br /> Total Day 1 FY 2013: 24,838 <br /> <br /> Last year day 1 to day 2 the system was +495 (+183 Elementary, +105 Middle, +207 High School).<br /> <br /> Last year day 1 to day 3 the system was +681 (+252 Elementary, + 134 Middle, + 295 High School).<br /> <br /> Hall County Schools started on a Friday, August 10th two years ago.<br /> <br /> 2 years ago day 1 to day 2 the system +864 (+322 Elementary, +159 Middle, +383 High).<br /> <br /> 2 years ago day 1 to day 3 the system +1147(+398 Elementary, +203 Middle, +546 High).<br />
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