Enrollment at the Ripon Unified School District continues to climb.
At last count, the district reported 3,173 students, according to the report provided by staff at the Jan. 9 school board meeting.
That’s 12 more than a year ago – based on the tally taken from Oct. 30 through Nov. 24 – and plus 17 from Oct. 2 through Oct. 27.
Ripon High had a total enrollment report of 914, followed by the elementary school sites Ripon Elementary (473), Park View (468), Colony Oak (433), Ripona (422), and Weston (422).
In addition, 27 students were enrolled at Harvest High, the continuation school, while another 14 were Independent Study.
In other reports from the recent school board meeting:
uMaintenance Director Andy Strickland said that the joint-use swimming pool at the Ervin Zador Aquatics Center was re-plastered during the winter break. RUSD and the City of Ripon shared in the expense for the resurfacing, forking out $90,000 each, according to Recreation Director Kye Stevens’ recent report to the Ripon City Council, adding, the pool “should be good for another 20 years.”
uStudent board member Griffin Brow noted that the RHS Talent Show is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 26. He added that Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently contact three seniors to personally inform them of their nomination for military academies.