Public-school enrollment in Northwest Arkansas up 1.7 percent

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF • @NWABENGOFF Kayla Wildenborg, first-grade teacher, gets to know her class Wednesday on the first day of the school year at Russell D. Jones Elementary in Rogers.

Enrollment in Northwest Arkansas public schools continues to increase, with the area's charter schools showing the largest growth rates so far this school year.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Abigail Altorre (from left), Xavi Quiros and Isabel Copeland raise their hands to ask questions Wednesday wh...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Davey Brown plays a game with his first-grade teacher Natalie Gregory Wednesday on the first day of the scho...

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