Provincial stats show the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is well ahead of last year's enrolment figures. Numbers filed with the Ministry of Education show Keewatin-Patricia is projected to have more than 5,114 students, up 665 from last year, when 4,449 were attending.
Back in 2002-2003, 6,380 students were enrolled in the school board, and attendance slipped to a low of 4,353 in 2013-2014. Their numbers have since been recovering.
Kenora Catholic has a projected enrolment of 1,303, a dip of 27 from last year, when 1,330 attended. They began with 1,103 in 2002-2003 and rose to a high of 1,486 in 2014-2015.
Northwest Catholic is expected to have 1,277 this year, up 35 from 2017-2018 when 1,242 were enrolled. Their lowest was 1,117 in 2008-2009 as well as 2012-2013.
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