Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

Northwest Allen County Schools Prepare For Enrollment Increases

This year Huntertown Elementary School reached capacity and is currently using two portable classrooms. Cedar Canyon, Eel River and Oak View Elementary Schools are at enrollment capacity.

At the last public hearing, the board of school trustees unanimously voted to move forward with the decision to build the elementary school.

Superintendent Chris Himsel said a recent demographics study showed the district’s enrollment numbers will continue to grow.

Northwest Allen County Schools are experiencing a growth in student enrollment. As a result, the board of school trustees took preliminary measures to build a new elementary school to accommodate students. The last time the district built an elementary school was in 2009. Since then, the school district has gained almost 500 elementary students.

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