Highland’s enrollment remains steady

by Chris Studor

Oct. 16 school board meeting

Enrollment in the Highland Local School District has remained steady with total student enrollment for the 2023-24 school year at 3,459, Superintendent Catherine Aukerman said during the Oct. 16 board of education meeting.

“There have been no trends either way,” she said.

Enrollment is as follows: Sharon Elementary School, 665; Hinckley Elementary School, 389; Granger Elementary School, 508; Highland Middle School, 789; and Highland High School, 1,099.

In other school board business, Aukerman said the district’s new website was activated on Nov. 2. To view the new website, visit highlandschools.org.

Donations made to the district this month include the following: Highland Middle School, $458 from the Middle School PTO; Sharon Elementary School, $5,776 for classroom Legos from Sharon Community Trust; High School Football – $789 from D & M Wrecking;  $250 from Share Cluster for the high school’s Red Ribbon Week program; three iPads, valued at $1,500, for the high school athletic program; $120 in school supplies from Ken Hoff for Hinckley Elementary School; $172 in snack cart and snacks from the Hinckley Elementary PTO for the Hinckley Elementary School; and $314 in fall decorations from the Greensmith Garden Center for the front entrance of Hinckley Elementary School. ∞