Enrollment at the Ripon Unified School District continues to exceed 3,200 students.
That’s 3,235, at last count, based on the latest figures reported at the Jan. 7 school board meeting.
During the period of Nov. 5 through Nov. 30, Ripon High had a count of 944 students , which was up 30 from a year ago. RHS opened the school year with 961.
The Independent Study program had a tally of 18 students, which for more than a year ago, while Harvest High, RUSD’s high school continuation, was down two students at 25.
Among the kindergarten- through- eighth- grade campuses, Weston Elementary School (467) and Park View (465) led the district in enrollment.
Weston had the biggest increase among the K-8 schools, increasing by 45 students based on the previous year’s figures.
Ripon Elementary (464) was right behind followed by Colony Oak (437) and Ripona (415), respectively.
Trustees, in addition, hired Jayme Curtiss as the new kindergarten teacher at Ripon Elementary.
They agreed to bring in Danielle Hyatt as a substitute teacher / Ag. Dept. intern at RHS while adding Kimberly Bennett, Michael Hillas, and Diane Stanley to their substitute teacher list.
Amber Kost, Melanie Balding and Catherine Rocha were brought on as instructional aide substitutes,