WALLINGTON, N.J. — Enrollment in the Wallington school district is expected to increase by roughly 120 students in the next five years, according to a demographic study by the district, northjersey.com reports.
According to the report, the demographic study is part of the district's state-mandated, long-range facilities plan, which is due this year.
Wallington's birthrate has decreased by 20 percent, the report says.However, the school population has increased by 12 percent — due in part to the closure of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus School, officials said.
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