Student Reassignment Committee Meeting - May 29 2012


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Student Reassignment Committee Meeting - May 29 2012

  1. 1. STUDENT REASSIGNMENT COMMITTEE MEETING Media Center, Nash Central High School Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 6:00 pmCall to Order Victor Ward Sr.Roll CallApproval of the Minutes from the April 30, 2012 meetingCommittee Operating Procedure Carina BryantScenario Review and Revision Discussion Student Reassignment CommitteeReport to School Board 6/4/2012Questions Next Meeting Scenario Review and Revision * Tuesday, June 12 or Thursday, June 14 6:00 pm 3
  2. 2. Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools
  3. 3. Jan-Aug 2012 Aug - 2012 Aug – Dec 2012 August 2013 Committee Committee Public Input/ Community Deliberations/ Recommendations Engagement ImplementationMonthly Reports to Presented to the the School Board School Board Board of Education Approval 5
  4. 4. Board of Public Engagement Education Committee Chairs Technical SupportCommunity Committee ORED Feedback Staff 6
  5. 5. Contiguous boundaries:  Attempt to maintain contiguous school boundaries without using satellite attendance areas.Respect neighborhoods:  Avoid dividing easily recognized “neighborhoods” or identified “developments” or “sub- divisions” unless it is necessary to meet other guidelines. Whenever possible and practical use major highways, railroads, rivers, and streams as natural boundaries.Proximity to schools:  While it is recognized that all students cannot be assigned to their closest school, consider students proximity to other schools when creating school boundaries. 7
  6. 6. Modify feeder systems:  In order to maximize facility use and establish reasonable numbers of students at each site, consider the use of 6 middle school feeder systems instead of 5. This would allow smaller, more instructionally suited middle schools and less dependence on mobile classrooms.Stay within enrollment capacities:  Unless it is likely that a school enrollment will be declining, assign students to the four high schools in a way that their enrollments are under established capacities.Consider anticipated growth:  Enrollment growth patterns should be taken into consideration, where feasible, to ensure that anticipated growth will not adversely impact one school significantly more than the others.Enrollment balance:  In keeping with the intent of SB612, attempt to balance the percentage of academic and economic populations at each middle and high school. 8
  7. 7.  February 13 – Understanding the Optimization Process March 26 – Out of Capacity table and Scenario Data April 30 – Scenario Review and Revision May 29 – Scenario Review and Revision Discussion *June 12 or June 14 Scenario and Revision June 25 – Final Scenario Presentation 9
  8. 8.  Transparent Lines of Communications Committee Meetings  Open to the public  Ground Rules Website  Information posted immediately after each meeting E-mail/ Phone Line  An e-mail address to answer questions/ receive feedback etc has been established to ensure seamless communication and to make all information readily available to the public.  A phone line has been established for those with limited or no internet access to provide feedback to the committee.
  9. 9.  Do we find the Revision 1 map(s) acceptable ? What are the benefits? What are the concerns at each level?  Elementary Schools  Middle Schools  High Schools 11
  10. 10. Current Zones Revision 1 Zones No reassignment impact  Balances facility to students utilizations for all Reasonable balance in schools student metrics  Transportation?? ???  ???
  11. 11. Current Zones Revision 1 Zones Current RMHS Zone not  Potentially impacts suitable for new school site 1300+ high school Unbalanced utilization of students high school facilities  Greater disparity in Overcrowding at SHS Some long student travel student metrics* distances  Lack of clean feeder for Lack of clean feeder for some MS > HS some MS > HS  ??? ??? * Metrics calculated by residence from 2011-12 geocode
  12. 12. Current Zones Revision 1 Zones Excess capacity in RMHS  Potential growth in SHS zone zone ???  May provide capacity “buffer” for growth in other high schools  ???
  13. 13. Current Zones Revision 1 Zones Further growth in SHS  Community concerns zone cannot be easily  ??? accommodated ???
  14. 14. February13 – (4:00-5:30)* March 26 (6:00) April 30 (6:00) May29 (6:00) June25 (4:00–5:30)* August/ Sept TBD
  15. 15. QUESTIONS
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