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2016-17 Elementary Enrolment
NEWS RELEASE                    
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September  16, 2016
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
GECDSB Increases Enrolment
- additional teachers hired -
 
The Greater Essex County District School Board has realized a significant increase in elementary enrolment for the 2016-17 school year.
 
Enrolment to date for Grades K-8 is 23,958 which is an increase of 395 students from September 2015 and 481 more than was projected by the Board in April. This has made it possible to recall all teachers who were declared redundant at the end of the last school year as well as the hiring of 52 teachers from the Long Term Occasional list.
 
Most of the new students (381) are new to school and registered in JK/SK programs.
 
For more information contact Public Relations officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.