Today is the first day of school for the 73,500 students attending the 92 schools in Greenville County. Enrollment numbers are up about 500 over 2015 which is a typical year over year increase. This year there are 13 new principals and a total of more than 6,000 teachers in the county.
New for this school year, Greenville County schools will be providing free breakfast for all students. Also the school district is beginning the 3 year roll out of the personalized learning program which consists of each student in grades 3 though 12 being provided a Chromebook. The initial group of 10 schools are starting the program today.
Please be extra careful in the school zones in the morning and afternoon and keep our kids safe.