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Cache County School District over capacity, looking for solutions

The Herald Journal

The Cache County School District has been growing steadily over the last decade, putting enrollment at approximately 20,000 students this year. Some schools in the district are over capacity, while others are quickly reaching the maximum.

“We’ve been experiencing significant growth for some time,” said Tim Smith, CCSD’s public information officer. “We’ve grown over 700 in this last year alone, which is about the size of a large elementary school.”


The 2021-2022 school year saw an increase of 718 enrollments, compared to 27 during 2020-2021 and 537 during the 2019-2020 school year. This is total enrollment from grades K-12. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.