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Edmonton Public Schools Enrolment Forecasts

Neighborhood planning requires the proper development and placement of schools to complete. In order to maximize the utilization of existing school capacity and plan for future capacity needs, it is important that population and student enrolment growth be tracked and projected at a neighborhood and grade/school level. Projections are a reflection of various factors, including: the socio-economic and demographic characterisitcs of the local neighborhoods; the programming offered at the school and the policies regarding attendance areas and transportation. On top of this data, Applications has utilized their population forecasting model to help produce different scenarios and to test modeled results against actual historical data as a tangible way to evaluate proposed forecasting mechanisms. All this data can be used to assist your District with managing short term enrolment pressures and provide valuable input into medium and long term facility and capacity planning.