The growth in pre-K and kindergarten enrollment in private schools is evidence that parents have responded are feeling better about what schools like ours have to offer. Private schools made up 14.6 percent of all pre-K enrollment in 2012-13, up from 12.9 percent five years ago. In raw numbers, private school Pre-K enrollment is up more than 5,000 over that span.
“The foundation is being rebuilt,” one official on Private school growth said. It’s clear from the latest enrollment numbers that publicly funded, private school choice options, particularly tax credit scholarships, are on the rise giving the private school sector a boost.