Wichita Public Schools released the results of its official headcount for the school year.
Enrollment in USD 259 dropped by close to 600 students this year, something the district says is the result of budgeting decisions. That includes denying of out-of-district enrollment for new students, consolidating the two metro high school programs, and combining the city's two Adult Learning Centers.
In a release, the district said Wichita Public Schools continues to be a diverse learning community.
Of the 50,561 total students in the district: