Enrollment in Alexandria City Public Schools has grown by 2,600 in the past five years. As enrollment exceeds the classroom capacity of our schools, we face not only an education challenge but a budget challenge as well. New or expanded schools are expensive and land for schools is scarce. So it is important that we all understand, to the extent we can, the factors driving school enrollment growth so that we can better plan for the future. The Long Range Educational Facilities Plan Work Group invites the general public to a presentation documenting the recent enrollment growth and the key indicators that are continuing to show growth for the future: Recent Growth in Alexandria's School Enrollment: The New Normal?