BY THE NUMBERS: On the first day of school . . .
School bells rang at 56 neighborhood campuses across the county.
More than 31,700 students entered our classrooms and 3,800 employees were on the job.
More than 2,000 kindergarten students began their education journey.
Nearly 2,100 seniors started their final year of K-12 schooling.
206 buses traveled 12,000 miles and transported 16,000 children.
9,000 breakfast and 22,000 lunch meals were served in school cafeterias.
2,100 SMART Boards and more than 25,600 computing devices were in use.