The Archdiocese of Omaha is making national news for its efforts and success in growing its number of students in the last two years. The Catholic News Service reports "Not just once, but now two years in a row, enrollment in Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Omaha has grown by hundreds of students. This year's 19,838 preschool through high school students in the archdiocese's 70 schools compares with last year's 19,560 students, a net gain of 278, or 1.4 percent. In 2015-2016, enrollment grew by 366 students, or 1.94 percent, said Patrick Slattery, superintendent of schools. Last year's gain was the first in 17 years. "It's a beautiful synergy of many strategies," Slattery said of likely reasons for the gains." For the rest of the article from the Catholic News Service click here.
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Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools See Enrollment Gains Two Years In a Row