One of the largest classes in the Bernards Township school district will hit Ridge High School — where enrollment had jumped to 1,878 students as of the end of August, compared with 1,815 students at the high school in fall 2012.
With the move, the William Annin Middle School's enrollment dropped to 1,360 students preparing to enter the grades 6 to 8 school, compared with 1,407 at the start of school last year.
Overall, enrollment throughout the entire district stood to increase by 35 students as of late August, subject to change before the first day of school on Monday, Sept. 9.
As of Thursday, Aug. 29, Schools Superintendent Nick Markarian said enrollment figures in the district were:
Cedar Hill Elementary School, 607; Liberty Corner Elementary School, 583; Mount Prospect Elementary School, 679; and Oak Street School, 608 students enrolled.
As of Aug. 29, enrollment at Ridge High School was 1,878, and 1,360 at the William Annin Middle School, according to the superintendent's figures.
He said that enrollment figures on the first day of school last September in 2012 were:
Cedar Hill School, 587; Liberty Corner School, 588; Mount Prospect School, 679; Oak Street School, 604; William Annin Middle School, 1,407; and Ridge High School, 1815 students.