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Kylee Schilb, a first grader at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, plays a xylophone on Monday. The school has doubled in student population since last year.

BELOIT — Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, 2222 Shopiere Road, has doubled its enrollment from last year and test scores have improved from the fall, according to Principal Trevor Sievert.

At this time last year OLA had 82 students and is now up to 161 students. The influx in students include 32 from St. Peter’s Catholic School which closed in the spring of 2020, as well as students from a mix of other school districts. OLA also took additional students from the Beloit School District when the decision was made to do distance-only learning this summer.