The latest Lynn Public School enrollment figures indicate increasing student populations at the lower grade levels.
First grade enrollment within LPS has grown nearly 5% from the last school year (2012-13) to the current one.
The number of kindergarten students within LPS has grown over the past 5 schools from an enrollment of 1,120 students in 2009-10 to 1,313 students in 2013-14.
Kindergarten enrollment at the individual school level varies with the Early Childhood Center enrolling the most students at this grade level at 250 (not included below).
Ingalls reported a substantial increase in kindergarten students over the last two school years (43.8%) while other schools such as Harrington and Lynn Woods saw slight decreases.
Other urban/Gateway City school districts are also seeing increases in their student population, particularly in the lower grades. Chelsea saw a 13% increase in kindergarten students from 2012-13 to 2013-14 while Holyoke reported a 6.4% increase at this grade level.
All data taken from: www.doe.mass.edu