Report Card: Catholic Schools Growing in Some Dioceses; Sainthood Cause for High School Teacher
Some dioceses see enrollment increases in Catholic schools
Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Omaha, Neb., changed their recruiting tactics for new students, and a result is the highest two-year enrollment gain in the nation, according to a new report from the National Catholic Educational Association.
However, the largest gain as a percent of students was in the Diocese of Lincoln, Neb.
In raw numbers, Omaha’s enrollment increased 920 students from 2014-15 to 2016-17. The Diocese of Columbus, Ohio, and the Diocese of Phoenix, Az., followed, with 560 and 521 respectively. Lincoln schools saw a 432-student increase.
Contributing to the enrollment increase in Omaha,