Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Moriarty, Estancia Enrollment Drops.(Schools)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

Fewer children are attending school in the Moriarty and Estancia school districts than last year.

On the 40th day of school, which was Oct. 12, the Moriarty district had 4,607 students, down 118 from the same time last school year.

The Estancia district counted 18 fewer students on Oct. 12.

Mike Reese, Moriarty's assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, said this is the second year in a row that enrollment in the district has dropped.

The district had an enrollment of 4,725 students on the 40th day of last school year, which was a drop of 72 students from the previous year. …

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