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  • Facilities Master PlanCommunity Meeting The School District of Philadelphia Northwest Planning Area January 15, 2013 January 24, 2013
  • Our Goals and StrategiesOur Two Anchor Goals Our Six Strategies1. Improve academic outcomes 1. Achieve and sustain financial for students balance2. Ensure the financial stability 2. Improve student outcomes and sustainability of the 3. Develop a system of District excellent schools 4. Identify and develop committed, capable people 5. Become a parent and family- centered organization 6. Become an aligned, accountable organization
  • Less than half of our students are performing at the proficient orabove level in Reading. Percentage of Students Proficient or Advance Reading in 2007. 100% 90% State Reading Target: 81% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 44.5% 30% 20% 10% Initially grades 5, 8, & 11. Grade 3 added in 2006; grades 4, 6, 7 added in 2007 0% 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Source: PDE 2011-2012 PSSA Results. http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/school_assessments/7442
  • Less than half of our students are performing at the proficient orabove level in Math. Percentage of Students Advanced or Proficient Math in 2007.100% 90% 80% State Math Target: 78% 70% 56.3% 57.8% 60% 52.2% 49.0% 49.1% 50% 41.9% 44.9% 37.4% 40% 30% 20% 28.6% 19.5% 21.6% 10% Initially grades 5, 8, & 11. Grade 3 added in 2006; grades 4, 6, 7 added in 2007 0% 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Source: PDE 2011-2012 PSSA Results. http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/school_assessments/7442
  • Over the last 10 years, enrollment in District schools has declinedby approximately 27%. Enrollment Trend by School Type 200,000 District Schools Charter Schools 180,000 Rennaissance Charters 160,000 140,000 Number of Students 120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 School Year
  • Facility Utilization By Planning Area100% 85%80% 69% 67% 64% 62%60% 58% 58%40%20% 0% North-Central Northeast Northwest South-Central Southwest West District-wide
  • Our budget decreased from nearly $3 billion in FY2011 toapproximately $2.78 billion this year. Operating and Grant Fund Revenues Operating and Grant Fund Revenues FY 2011 FY 2013 Other $30,365 Other $21,649 Federal $483,448 Federal Local $428,798 $836,270 Local $949,582 State $1,375,661 State $1,645,850
  • Approximately 89% of our available budget is spent directly onschools. Operating Fund Expenditures FY 2013 Other 6% Administrative Support 5%100%80% Available Budget 65.4%60% District Schools 89%40% Charter Schools20% 24.3% Debt Service 10.4% 0% FY 2013
  • Spending fewer dollars paying for oldbuildings and unused space will allow us toprovide the following enhancements to our schools and students: Safety and Climate Enhancements Academic Enhancements Facility Enhancements
  • The District has remained committed to engaging thecommunity during the Facilities Master Plan process. The Facilities Master Plan process began in 2010. The District has hosted over 50 meetings since the process began. The District will host an additional 17 meetings in January and February 2013. Community members can address members of the School Reform Commission (SRC) at SRC meetings. The SRC will vote on the District’s recommendations in early March.
  • The set of proposed recommendations were developedbased on a multi-phase process. Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3• Used four filtering • Sought policy • District leadership and criteria to identify guidance from the a team of staff schools for potential public through a series reviewed each action of community recommended action meetings and implications for • Assessed school safety school clusters and climate and academic performance • Visited schools to ensure sufficient space for recommended actions
  • The District used four criteria to identify schools for actions. Finalrecommendations were based on the relationship between andamong schools. To identify the totalTo identify school number of studentsacademic progress that can occupy a building compared to Academic actual student Utilization enrollment Performance Building Cost Quality To identify building quality, including To identify thebuilding age and the operational and cost to renovate or instructional costs of repair educating students in a building
  • The School District of Philadelphiacreated six (6) Planning Areas usingthe City Planning Commissions 18Planning Districts Planning Areas North-Central Northeast Northwest South-Central Southwest West
  • Approximately half of our students in the Northwest Planning Area attendschools outside of their neighborhood. Elementary School Northwest Planning Area 1% 18% 15% 66% Neighborhood School 22% Middle School Outside Neighborhood 2% 29% (Attend District 43% School) 50% 1% Outside 27% Neighborhood (Attend Renaissance 26% School) High School Charter 26% 25% 2% 47%
  • The facility utilization rate of all schools in the Northwest Planning Area isapproximately 64%. Northwest Planning Area Facility Utilization100% 90% 80% 77% 70% 64% 60% 54% 54% 50% 47% 40% 30% 20% 17% 10% 0% Elementary Middle Middle Secondary High School K12 Total School Type
  • Northwest Planning Area : Our Recommendations To address declining enrollments, low academic performance, excess capacity, and an aging building inventory, the School District recommends the following: 1. Changing grade configurations at 8 schools (Leeds, Edmonds, Pennypacker, Emlen, Logan, Kelly, Wister, Pennell) 2. Closing 4 elementary schools (Cooke, Fulton, Kinsey, McCloskey) 3. Closing 1 middle school (Roosevelt) 4. Closing 1 high school (Germantown) 5. Merging 1 high school program (Philadelphia Military Academy at Leeds) 6. Relocating 2 high school programs (Parkway Northwest, Lankenau)
  • Roosevelt Middle SchoolMeasure Performance Roosevelt Middle School Capacity and UtilizationAYP Status School 100% Improvement I 80% 60% 40% 30% 20%PSSA-Math: % Proficient 26.3% 0% Roosevelt MSor Advanced Capacity Utilization Roosevelt MS Enrollment History 600PSSA-Reading: % 24.5% 500Proficient or Advanced 400 Enrollment 300 200 100 0 School Year
  • Maximize enrollment at Leeds Middle School by adding sixth gradeand closing Roosevelt Middle School Reason for Recommendation Academic Performance -Less than half of the student population at Roosevelt has met proficiency targets for reading and math. Declining enrollment and low utilization - Roosevelt has the capacity to serve 1050 students. The present enrollment is approximately 310 students, resulting in a utilization rate of approximately 29.5%. Proposed Student Transition Plan Students presently enrolled in grade 7 will be reassigned to Leeds Middle School.
  • Cooke School Cooke Capacity and UtilizationMeasure Performance 100% 80%AYP Status Corrective 60% Action II 42% 40% 20% 9th Year 0%K-3 Reading: % of 49.0% Cookestudents reading at the Capacity Utilizationproficient level Cooke Enrollment HistoryPSSA-Math: % Proficient 48.7% 800or Advanced 700 600 Enrollment 500 400 300PSSA-Reading: % 39.8% 200Proficient or Advanced 100 0 School Year
  • Increase enrollment at Logan, Steel, and Grover Washington by closingCooke Elementary School Reason for Recommendation Academic Performance - Cooke ES is in Correction Action II - Year 9 Declining enrollment Low utilization across the 4 schools -The District has capacity to serve 3,403 students. There is a total of 1,960 students enrolled across the four schools resulting in a utilization rate of approximately 57.6% Availability of space in nearby schools Proposed Student Transition Plan Students enrolled in grades K through 3 will be offered reassignment at: • Logan Elementary School or • Steel Elementary School Students enrolled in grades 4 through 7 will be offered reassignment at Grover Washington Middle School.
  • Fulton School FultonMeasure Performance Capacity and Utilization 100% 77%AYP Status Warning 80% 60% 40%K-3 Reading: % of 27.8% 20%students reading at the 0%proficient level Fulton Capacity UtilizationPSSA-Math: % Proficient 24.9%or Advanced Fulton Enrollment History 500 450 400PSSA-Reading: % 11.5% 350 Enrollment 300Proficient or Advanced 250 200 150 100 50 0 School Year
  • Increase enrollment at Emlen and Wister ES by closing FultonElementary School Reason for Recommendation Low enrollment Availability of space in nearby schools -All schools in this area will become K-5 elementary schools, as a result, the enrollment and utilization will decline. Proposed closure of Germantown High School. Fulton’s building is heated by Germantown. Proposed Student Transition Plan Students enrolled in grades K through 4 will be offered reassignment at: • Emlen Elementary School or • Wister Elementary School Students enrolled in grades 5 and 6 will be offered reassignment at Leeds Middle School.
  • Kinsey School KinseyMeasure Performance Capacity and Utilization 100% 77%AYP Status Corrective 80% Action I 60% 40%K-3 Reading: % of 25.4% 20%students reading at the 0%proficient level Kinsey Capacity UtilizationPSSA-Math: % Proficient 32.4%or Advanced Kinsey Enrollment History 600 500PSSA-Reading: % 33.3% 400Proficient or Advanced Enrollment 300 200 100 0 School Year
  • Increase enrollment at Pennypacker, Rowen, Prince Hall, Pastorius andWagner MS by closing Kinsey Elementary School Reason for Recommendation Academic Performance -Less than one third of the student population at Kinsey has met proficiency targets for reading and math. Availability of space in nearby schools -The District has capacity to serve 4,168 students. There is a total of 2,802 students enrolled across the six schools resulting in a utilization rate of 67% Proposed Student Transition Plan Students enrolled in grades K through 4 will be offered reassignment at: • Pennypacker Elementary School • Rowen Elementary School • Prince Hall Elementary School, or • Pastorius Elementary School Students enrolled in grades 5 through 7 will be offered reassignment at Wagner Middle School.
  • McCloskey School McCloskey Capacity and UtilizationMeasure Performance 100% 76% 80%AYP Status Warning 60% 40%K-3 Reading: % of 49.8% 20%students reading at the 0%proficient level McCloskey Capacity UtilizationPSSA-Math: % Proficient 56.0%or Advanced McCloskey Enrollment History 450 400 350PSSA-Reading: % 52.7% 300 Enrollment 250Proficient or Advanced 200 150 100 50 0 School Year
  • Increase enrollment at Edmonds and Leeds MS by closing McCloskeyElementary School Reason for Recommendation The addition of sixth grade at Leeds and change of McCloskey and Edmonds to K-5 elementary schools will result in lower enrollment and utilization at the elementary level. -Walkthroughs by District staff determined the feeder elementary schools to Leeds did not have enough space to become K-8 elementary schools -There is enough capacity at Edmonds to consolidate at one elementary school Proposed Student Transition Plan Students enrolled in grades K through 4 will be offered reassignment at Edmonds Elementary School. Students enrolled in grades 5 and 6 will be offered reassignment at Leeds Middle School.
  • Germantown High SchoolMeasure Performance Germantown High School Capacity and Utilization 100%AYP Status Corrective 80% Action II 60% 40% 7th Year 30% 20%PSSA-Math: % Proficient 15.3% 0%or Advanced Germantown HS Capacity UtilizationPSSA-Reading: % 21.2%Proficient or Advanced Germantown HS Enrollment History 1,600 1,400High School Graduation 42% 1,200 Enrollment 1,000Rate (4-Year Cohort) 800 600 400 200College Matriculation 28% 0Rates (SY 2011-2012) School Year
  • Maximize Enrollment at King and Roxborough HS by closing GermantownHS Reason for Recommendation Academic performance - Germantown HS is in Correction Action II- Year 7 Low utilization and declining enrollment - The District has capacity to serve 6,364 students. There is a total of 1,896 students enrolled across the three high schools resulting in a utilization rate of approximately 30%. - Of the three buildings, Germantown is the largest, oldest, and the most costly to repair and maintain. Availability of space in nearby schools Proposed Student Transition Plan Students will be offered admission in high schools city-wide pending space availability and meeting admission criteria. Students will be provided a neighborhood high school assignment at King Promise Academy and Roxborough High School.
  • Parkway Northwest High SchoolMeasure Performance Parkway Northwest Capacity and Utilization 100%AYP Status Warning 87% 80% 60%PSSA-Math: % Proficient 50.9% 40%or Advanced 20%PSSA-Reading: % 67.3% 0% Parkway NWProficient or Advanced Capacity UtilizationHigh School Graduation 85% Parkway Northwest Enrollment HistoryRate (4-Year Cohort) 350 300 250 Enrollment 200College Matriculation 61% 150Rates (SY 2011-2012) 100 50 0 School Year
  • Relocate Parkway Northwest High School to Leeds. Savings achieved byending lease. Reason for Recommendation Parkway Northwest is presently located at a leased facility where the School District pays an annual rent of $739,000. Because the District is proposing to consolidate and relocate the Philadelphia Military Academies, space will become available at Leeds. Proposed Student Transition Plan The administration, staff, and students will relocate in their entirety to Leeds. Students also retain the option to return to his/her neighborhood school.
  • Lankenau High School LankenauMeasure Performance Capacity and Utilization 100% 93%AYP Status Warning 80% 60%PSSA-Math: % Proficient 42.7% 40%or Advanced 20% 0%PSSA-Reading: % 64.0% LankenauProficient or Advanced Capacity Utilization LankenauHigh School Graduation 95% 350 Enrollment HistoryRate (4-Year Cohort) 300 250 Enrollment 200College Matriculation 56% 150 100Rates (SY 2011-2012) 50 0 School Year
  • Relocate Lankenau High School to Roxborough High School. Reason for Recommendation There is excess capacity at Roxborough High School. - Roxborough has the capacity to serve 1,603 students with a present enrollment of 476 students. - The Roxborough building can be reconfigured to support two high school programs. - The addition of Lankenau High School would increase the utilization rate from 30% to 50%. - The District can achieve savings by closing the Lankenau building and ending yellow bus service. Proposed Student Transition Plan The administration, staff, and students will relocate in their entirety to Roxborough. Students also retain the option to return to his/her neighborhood school.
  • Philadelphia Military Academy at Leeds Military Academy at LeedsMeasure Performance Capacity and Utilization 100%AYP Status Warning 80% 60% 55%PSSA-Math: % Proficient 53.8% 40%or Advanced 20% 0%PSSA-Reading: % 53.8% Military (Leeds)Proficient or Advanced Capacity UtilizationHigh School Graduation 79% Military Academy at Leeds Enrollment HistoryRate (4-Year Cohort) 350 300 250 Enrollment 200College Matriculation 46% 150Rates (SY 2011-2012) 100 50 0 School Year
  • Create one Philadelphia Military Academy High School. Relocate PMA atLeeds to the Roosevelt MS Building Reason for Recommendation Enrollment at the Philadelphia Military Academy at Leeds and the Philadelphia Military Academy at Elverson is below 300 students at each site. The District can increase academic program offerings and achieve efficiencies by combining these programs as one high school. The Roosevelt Middle School program has been recommended for closure. As a result, the building is available for reuse. Proposed Student Transition Plan All students will be reassigned to the Philadelphia Military Academy at its new location. Students also retain the option to return to his/her neighborhood school.
  • Summary of Proposed Grade Changes in the Northwest Planning Area Name of School Current Grade Organization Proposed New Grade Organization Leeds Middle School 7-8 6-8 Edmonds Elementary K-6 K-5 School Pennypacker Elementary K-6 K-5 School Emlen Elementary School K-6 K-5 Logan Elementary School K-6 K-5 Kelly Elementary School K-6 K-5 Wister Elementary K-6 K-5 School Pennell Elementary K-6 K-5 School If approved by the School Reform Commission, all grade changes will be effective September 1, 2013. The Office of Early Childhood Education will determine Pre-K offerings and locations for the 2013- 2014 academic year