Schools: Enrollment study shows low-income families leaving area

Sequoia Union High School District enrollment growth forecast drops by 500 students.

by Dave Boyce / Almanac

The Peninsula's high cost of living is driving low-income families away from elementary school districts in Redwood City, East Palo Alto and the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park, and lowering long-term enrollment projections for parts of the Sequoia Union High School District, according to a new demographic report commissioned by the district.

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