First-day school enrollment remained steady in Texas County, according to numbers released last week by the districts.

Students at county schools totaled 3,991, which was down 30 from the first day last year. Four districts showed increases: Houston, Raymondville, Success and Summersville.

The biggest increase in the county’s seven school districts was in Houston, were 1,054 students are enrolled. The improvement of 41 students –– compared to 1,013 in 2016 –– is nearly the same as the 1,056 enrolled in 2014 and slightly down from 1,077 in 2015.

There are 468 students enrolled in the preschool and elementary at Houston, 230 in middle school and 356 in the high school.

Summersville grew from 444 students last year to 466 this year. Raymondville is up 14 and Success has seven more students.

The most pronounced drop in the county was in Plato, where enrollment was down 58 from the first day in 2016.

Cabool was down 12 students and Licking dropped 44.

Total enrollment numbers across the county are: Cabool, 778; Houston, 1,054; Licking, 882; Plato, 543; Raymondville, 144; Success, 124; and Summersville, 466.

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