Pennsylvania Catholic school falls victim to declining enrollment

Jan. 21, 2009
Our Lady of Peace school in Milmont Park was spared a year ago, but will close in June

Only a year ago, the parents and parishioners atOur Lady of Peace in Milmont Park, Pa., celebrated saving their small Catholic school. The rescue proved short-lived. They learned this weekend that the school would close in June because of a drastic decline in enrollment. In 2000-01, the school had 262 students. This school year, enrollment has fallen to 121 students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
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