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Demographic update projects continued enrollment growth

PASA September 6, 2016 | New Caney ISD ranked 3rd in percent student enrollment growth out of all districts in Texas larger than 10,000 students last year, according to the district’s latest demographic study. The study, conducted by Population and Survey Analysts, included the analysis of current student locations, potential growth based on new housing, trends occurring in student relocation patterns, and economic factors relevant to the district. The report included low, moderate, and high growth scenarios over a 10-year period. The moderate report projects approximately 5.2% annual growth on average over the next 10 years. The district has added more than 3,700 students over the last five years, realizing nearly 37% growth during that time.
  • The Houston Metro Area added 150,000 new residents in 2015 (1st in the nation) and more than 700,000 between 2010 and 2015. 
  • The Houston area added 23,000 jobs overall in 2015.
  • New Caney ISD ranked 17th in the state in number of students added from 2014-15 to 2015-16.
  • 52% of the district’s growth from Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 came from actively building subdivisions. 
  • NCISD ranks 14th out of 62 Houston Metro Area school districts for most housing starts in 2nd quarter 2016.
  • Projected student enrollment by 2025 is between 21, 273 (low growth projection) and 24,726 (high growth projection).