ERIC Number: ED144259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: 0
School Enrollment Projections. A Report.
Bowman, James; And Others
This study attempts to project school enrollment, by school building, through the 1980-81 school year for the Des Moines Independent Community School District. The study uses the cohort-survival method for estimating future enrollment based on the live births in the city since 1963 and school district enrollment since 1970. For purposes of planning, the data are presented in the form of a smooth-curve graph for each of the 46 elementary and 19 secondary schools. Other information in the report includes estimated optimum building capacities; initial construction and remodeling dates for each school; graphs comparing elementary and secondary enrollment, and senior high and junior high enrollment; and a chart summarizing non-public school enrollment from 1973-1976. The study concludes that elementary school building enrollment totals are receding below optimum use levels. Junior high school enrollment is projected to decrease about 24 percent, and senior high enrollment about 14 percent. (MLF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.
Note: A report of the School Enrollment Study Committee; Not available in paper copy due to paper color of original document