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More students returning to Palm Beach County classrooms

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach - Duration: 01:43s - Published
More students returning to Palm Beach County classrooms
The Palm Beach County School District will see more students back on campus.

ALL NEW THIS MORNING..

WELEARNING HOW MANY STUDENTSWILL BE LEARNING IN PERSON INPALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE SECONDQUARTER OF THE SCHOOL YEARBEGINS NEXT WEEK.

THIS COMESAFTER THE DISTRICT ASKEDFAMILIES TO LOCK IN THEIRCHOICE.

WPTV NEWSCHANNELFIVELIVE AT THE SCHOOL DISTRICTOFFICE WITH A CLOSER LOOK ATTHE NUMBERS- STEPHANIE?IDATA THIS MORNING AND IT SHOWSMORE STUDENTS PLAN TO RETURNTO IN- PERSON INSTRUCTION NEXTWEEK COMPARED TO THE START OFBRICK AND MORTAR CLASSES INSEPTEMBER.

BUT THE NUMBERSREALLY DEPEND ON SCHOOL LEVEL.OVERALL..

ABOUT 45 PERCENT OFSTUDENTS PLAN TO RETURN TOCAMPUS NEXT WEEK... THATABOUT 68 THOUSAND STUDENTSCOMPARED TO THE 54 THOUSANDTHAT ATTENDED THE FIRST DAYBACK ON SEPTEMBER 21.

THEELEMENTARY SCHOOLS HAVE THEHIGHEST RETURN RATE..

WITHMOST OF THEM HIGHER THAN 50PERCENT OF STUDENTS ON CAMPUS.THE MIDDLE SCHOOLS FALL IN THEMIDDLE..

AND THE HIGH SCHOOLSHAVE THE LOWEST NUMBER OFSTUDENTS ON CAMPUS..

WITH MOSTOF THEM UNDER 30%.THESE NUMBERS STILL DONINCLUDE ABOUT 9 PERCENT OFSTUDENTS THAT HAVE NOTRESPONDED ABOUT THEIR CHOICE.THE CHANGES TAKE EFFECT NEXTWEDNESDAY WHEN THE SECOND 9WEEKS OF SCHOOL BEGINS ANDREMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL THE ENDOF THE SEMES




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