HARTINGTON — The public school system is on the grow here, while Hartington’s Catholic school system saw a slight enrollment decrease this year.
Hartington-Newcastle has a total Pre-kindergarten to grade 12 enrollment of 380 students. This is nine more students than were enrolled at HNS in the 2018-19 school year.
There are 99 students enrolled in high school at Hartington-Newcastle.
“It’s great we continue to have people that want to be a part of our school district,” Supt. A.J. Johnson said.
This marks the third straight year HNS has seen an increase in enrollment.
The local public school system had 330 students enrolled in pre-k-12 in 2017 and 371 in those same grades last year.
Cedar Catholic-Holy Trinity had 365 pre-k to grade 12 students enrolled last year, but has only 360 students in those grades this school year. This marks the fourth year in a row the local Catholic school system has seen an enrollment decrease.
There were 398 students enrolled in the Catholic school system here in the 2016-17 school year.
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