Enrollment numbers in Johnston County Schools continues to climb.
When students returned to classes on August 29th for the start of the 2016-17 traditional calendar school year, 34,029 students were enrolled on opening day. On Friday, the fifth day of classes, a total of 35,080 were enrolled, an increase of 1,204 students compared to the fifth day of classes last school year.
Twelve public schools in the county have over 1,000 students enrolled. The largest enrollment again this year is at Corinth Holders High where 1,798 students were enrolled Friday up from 1,763 on the fifth day of school in 2015-16.
Cleveland High had 1,650 students enrolled on Friday, Clayton High 1,621; West Johnston 1,390; South Johnston 1,226; Riverwood Middle 1,206; Smithfield Selma High 1,204; Cleveland Middle 1,172; Polenta Elementary 1,059; Four Oaks Elementary 1,041; Archer Lodge Middle 1,062; and West View Elementary 1,022.