A total of 35,435 students attended the first day of classes today (Monday) in Johnston County Public Schools. That number is up 437 from last year’s first day enrollment of 34,998.
The largest single school enrollment was at Corinth Holders High where 1,954 students attended classes. That number is up 13 from 1,941 who attended opening day in 2018-19.
Clayton High had 1,825 students down slightly from 1,841 last year.
Cleveland High reported enrollment today at 1,717 up 71 from 1,646 students a year ago.
South Johnston High had 1,218 students attend classes today, up 64 from day one enrollment last year of 1,154.
Smithfield Selma High counted 1,080 students down 18 from last year. North Johnston High had 731 students attend classes today, down from 747 last year.
Those numbers are expected to increase prior to the 10th day of enrollment. Tenth day enrollment numbers are used for reporting purposes. The 2018-19 tenth day total was 37,077.
Traditionally, Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow visits all public school campuses on opening day. This year he did not because of “scheduling concerns”, according to Nathanael Shelton, Executive Director of Communication for Johnston County Public Schools.