By the numbers on opening day at Monroe-Woodbury School District

Monroe-Woodbury School District

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  • Photos provided by the Monroe-Woodbury School District Pine Tree students Victoria Scaplehorn and Adriana Vacca share a smile as they depart the bus and enter Pine Tree for the start of the 2018-19 school year.

  • Pine Tree student Nathan Fiacco is already hard at work in his classroom on the first day fo school.

  • Smith Clove Elementary: That first day of school feeling when you haven't seen your friends all summer.

  • Superintendent of Schools Elsie Rodriguez walks Kindergarten students to their first day of class at Smith Clove Elementary.

  • Central Valley Elementary Principal Christine Arlt welcomes students back to the new school year.

  • Monroe-Woodbury High School students depart buses as they begin the new school year.

  • Sporting new backpacks, North Main Elementary students enter their school building to kick off the new school year.

Central Valley — Here are some numbers to digest as the 2018-19 school year opens in the Monroe-Woodbury School District:

• 1,133: Total enrollment when the Monroe and Woodbury school districts were centralized in 1951.

Student Enrollment (as of Aug. 15, 2018):Sapphire Elementary

K: 131

1st grade – 153

Total: 284

Smith Clove Elementary

K: 252

1st grade: 245

Total: 497

Central Valley Elementary

2nd grade: 136

3rd grade : 139

4th grade: 140

5th grade: 140

Total: 555 students

North Main Elementary

2nd grade : 126

3rd grade: 108

4th grade: 134

5th grade: 130

Total: 498 students

Pine Tree Elementary

2nd grade: 197

3rd grade: 206

4th grade: 217

5th grade: 255

Total: 875 students

M-W Middle School

6th grade: 519

7th grade: 571

8th grade – 556

Total: 1,646

Monroe-Woodbury High School

9th grade: 589

10th grade: 619

11th grade: 527

12th grade: 614

Total: 2,349 students

Staff (including faculty) by building:• Sapphire Elementary: 63

• Smith Clove Elementary: 99

• Central Valley Elementary: 99

• North Main Elementary: 88

• Pine Tree Elementary: 139

• M-W High School: 281

• M-W Middle School: 233

Transportation• 7,500 students transported.

• M-W school buses travel approximately 8,555 miles per day; that’s about 1.5 million miles each school year.

• Five staff members from the bus garage had perfect attendance, which earned them reserved, front row parking spaces for the entire school year.

Food Services• The districts serves more 3,200 breakfast and lunch meals daily. Last year, the district served more than 550,000 school meals.

• Approximately 70 percent of all student breakfast meals served are free eligible students. To that point, more than 1 in 4 students in Monroe-Woodbury School District qualify for free or reduced price meals.

• Top three food choices: In no particular order: mozzarella sticks, chicken (in most any shape), and French toast stick breakfast for lunch.

Notes from Kindergarten principals about the first day:Sapphire

1 crying student

1 lost lunch box (owner found)

285 smiling faces.

Smith Clove

23: Number of school buses transporting Kindergartners home.

185: Number of lunches bought on day 1.

1: Number of lunch boxes left in lost and found on day one.

Last number:378: The number of stairs that high school students have access to during the day their school day.

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