Single Family Housing Construction Trends in the Denton Independent School District and Their Implications for School Enrollment

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The purpose of this study is to examine housing construction trends in the Denton Independent School District area for the next 5 years estimating impacts on the resulting school district enrollments. Combining enrollment data obtained from the DISD and housing data from the Denton County Appraisal District, it is possible to calculate enrollment multipliers for elementary, middle, and high school students based on predefined categories of single family home values. The study suggests that enrollment multipliers currently used by the DISD over estimate the number of students coming from new single family residences, especially at the elementary school level. Using ... continued below

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Calvache-Arenas, Paula Andrea December 2000.

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The purpose of this study is to examine housing construction trends in the Denton Independent School District area for the next 5 years estimating impacts on the resulting school district enrollments. Combining enrollment data obtained from the DISD and housing data from the Denton County Appraisal District, it is possible to calculate enrollment multipliers for elementary, middle, and high school students based on predefined categories of single family home values. The study suggests that enrollment multipliers currently used by the DISD over estimate the number of students coming from new single family residences, especially at the elementary school level. Using data from real estate agents, builders, developers, and permitting boards, a map is created showing areas of the DISD that will likely see the largest gains in school-age children during the next 2 to 5 years.

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Calvache-Arenas, Paula Andrea. Single Family Housing Construction Trends in the Denton Independent School District and Their Implications for School Enrollment, thesis, December 2000; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5842/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .