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Pearl River Schools Foresee Enrollment Drop By 2024, Study Says

Pearl River school officials expect to see a 25 percent drop in enrollment in district schools by 2024, according to a new demographic report.
Pearl River school officials expect to see a 25 percent drop in enrollment in district schools by 2024, according to a new demographic report. Photo Credit: Pearl River School District

PEARL RIVER, N.Y. -- The long-term forecast for Pearl River schools shows a 25 percent drop in students by 2024, according to a lohud.com report.

Much of the decrease is noticeable in the younger grade levels. According to a new demographic report, kindergarten through fourth grade stands to lose 253 students, or 28 percent, said lohud.com.

The losses are a bit smaller in the higher grades. District officials said they weren't alarmed by the predictions, but they plan to keep a close eye on the numbers, reported lohud.com.

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