Local teachers rally to improve enrollment among younger students

PINEVILLE, Mo. – A McDonald County Elementary School is working to increase the enrollment of pre-schoolers and kindergarteners.

White Rock Elementary in Pineville says kindergarten enrollment is down this year compared to most years.

Teachers are now reaching out to parents to make sure their students are enrolled.

Dalana Fuller, Early Educator states “It’s important to have [young students] come into a setting where they can learn to sit, follow directions, and play with others”.

Experts add that kids in Early Childhood Education Programs usually have improved social skills and learning comprehension.

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