School Enrollment Continues to Decline
Enrollment continues to decline at Cape Breton’s two English school boards.
The new Superintendent of the Cape Breton-Victoria Board, Beth MacIsaac, says they’re forecasting a drop of about 400 students, this year.
MacIsaac adds they won’t have final numbers until after school starts in September.
This year’s projected enrolment is 13,256.
The Strait Regional School Board is predicting that it will have between 200 and 250 fewer students, this year.
It’s looking a projected enrollment of 6,378.
Teachers are back to work in both boards on September 2nd and the first day of school is September 4th.