Forest Hills Local Schools




         March 20, 2010
AGENDA


•   Welcome & Introductions
•   Charge Statement
•   Process / Schedule
•   Context Mapping
•   Criteria
    C
• ...
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
WHY NOW?
We!are!proud!of!our!tradition!of!academic!!excellence!and!
appreciate!our!communities!s...
JUST A REMINDER – FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

• Cost!Per!Pupil!– 15!years!ranked!no!higher!
  than 17th – 22nd out of the 22 Ha...
JUST A REMINDER – REDUCTIONS MADE

Following!the!May!2009!levy!failure!$26.5!million!in!reductions!
were!made!from!estimat...
CHARGE STATEMENT
 “With!sensitivity!to!the!probable!need!for!the!passage!of!an!
 “Wi h        ii i       h      b bl     d...
PROCESS / SCHEDULE
  March 20        •Board of Education Update

  March 22        •Plan Community Forum
                 ...
CONTEXT MAPPING
EXISTING DATA
AYER!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL
AGE:!37!(1973)
EXISTING!SQ.:!55,805
RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!482
CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!711...
EXISTING DATA
SHERWOOD!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL
AGE:!40!(1970)
EXISTING!SQ.:!55,805
RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!482
CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:...
EXISTING DATA
ANDERSON!HIGH!SCHOOL
AGE:!49!(1961)
EXISTING!SQ.:!216,968
RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!1,299
CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!1,...
DATA REVIEW
CRITERIA
       GUIDELINES!FOR!REVIEW!OF!FACILITIES!CONFIGURATIONS
       GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW OF FACILITIES CONFIGURATIO...
CRITERIA
       GUIDELINES!FOR!REVIEW!OF!FACILITIES!CONFIGURATIONS
       GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW OF FACILITIES CONFIGURATIO...
MASTERPLANNING OPTIONS


More!than!40!reconfiguration!
options!were!identified!and!
analyzed!by!the!District’s!!
Administr...
SELECTED OPTIONS
OPTION!A:!9!BUILDINGS
OPTION A 9 BUILDINGS   6!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"6
                       6 ELEMENT...
OPTION A: 9 BUILDINGS
                             EXISTING CONFIGURATION
                  6!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"6
  ...
OPTION B: 7 BUILDINGS
         4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5!(900!AVG.!CAPACITY)!
         4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 5 (900 ...
OPTION C: 7 BUILDINGS
       4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"4!(750!AVG.!CAPACITY)!
       4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 4 (750 AVG ...
OPTION D: 6 BUILDINGS
         4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5!(900!AVG.!CAPACITY)!
         4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 5 (900 ...
NEXT STEPS
We look forward to your input!
  Community Discussions
   Nagel Middle School Cafetorium

          April 28 - ...
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         March 20, 2010
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  1. 1. Forest Hills Local Schools March 20, 2010
  2. 2. AGENDA • Welcome & Introductions • Charge Statement • Process / Schedule • Context Mapping • Criteria C • Options Outlined p • Next Steps
  3. 3. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS WHY NOW? We!are!proud!of!our!tradition!of!academic!!excellence!and! appreciate!our!communities!support.!However,!based!on!the! current!state!of!funding!for!public!education!and!anticipated! decreases!in!the!future,!it!is!critical!for!the!Board!and! decreases in the future, it is critical for the Board and Administration!to!be!proactive!and!find!solutions!that!will! allow!the!District!to!sustain!and!enhance!current!programs! while!at!the!same!time!decreasing!costs.! while at the same time decreasing costs • Economic!Environment • Ohio!School!Funding • Failed!Levy • Aging!Facilities Aging Facilities • Need!to!have!a!more!cost"effective!school!district
  4. 4. JUST A REMINDER – FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY • Cost!Per!Pupil!– 15!years!ranked!no!higher! than 17th – 22nd out of the 22 Hamilton than!17 out!of!the!22!Hamilton! County!School!Districts • Instructional!Expenditures!– 15!years!ranked! 1st and no lower than 6th out of the 22 and!no!lower!than!6t out!of!the!22! Hamilton!County!School!Districts. • Administrative!Costs!– 15!years!ranked!20th – 22nd out of the Hamilton County School out!of!the!Hamilton!County!School!!!! Districts.
  5. 5. JUST A REMINDER – REDUCTIONS MADE Following!the!May!2009!levy!failure!$26.5!million!in!reductions! were!made!from!estimated!expenditures!for!the!fiscal!years! FY10!through!FY13,!a!four"year!period.!Last!year’s!reductions! included:! ! Freeze in all staff base salaries for 2009"2010 school year; Freeze!in!all!staff!base!salaries!for!2009"2010!school!year; ! Reduction!in!staffing!of!47.52!full"time!equivalents; ! No!increase!in!FY10!health!insurance!costs;! ! Increase!in!class!size!guideline. ! Additional!reductions!are!anticipated!from!retirement! incentive!packages!currently!being!offered!to!staff!which! k l b ff d ff h h could!save!the!district!as!much!as!$30,000!for!each!teacher! electing!to!enter!one!of!the!two!incentive!programs. electing to enter one of the two incentive programs
  6. 6. CHARGE STATEMENT “With!sensitivity!to!the!probable!need!for!the!passage!of!an! “Wi h ii i h b bl df h f operating!levy!in!2010!or!2011,!the!charge!to!and!goal!of!the! Facilities!Master!Plan!Committee!is!to!ultimately!set!the!stage!to! pass!a!bond!issue!that!will!maintain!and!enhance!the!delivery!of!! the!Forest!Hills!School!District!academic!mission,!upgrade!the! district s!facilities!and!deliver!a!more!cost"effective!school!district! district’s facilities and deliver a more cost"effective school district to!and!for!our!communities.” • The!Facilities!Committee!is!responsible!for!setting!the!stage!for!a! p f g g f Community!discussion • The!Board!and!Community!have!options!to!consider! that!either! validates the!existing!9!building!configuration!or!consolidates lid h i i 9 b ildi fi i lid the!District!into!a!6!or!7!building!configuration • NO DECISIONS HAVE BEEN MADE NO!DECISIONS!HAVE!BEEN!MADE.! • THE!COMMUNITY!MUST!BE!HEARD!
  7. 7. PROCESS / SCHEDULE March 20 •Board of Education Update March 22 •Plan Community Forum •Begin Staff / Core Group(s) updates March 29 thru •Spring Break Spring April 5 April 6 thru h •Small Group Sessions / Focus Groups S ll G S i F G April 24 •Continue Staff / Core Group(s) updates April 28 - 7 PM and May 1- 8 AM • Community Discussions Nagel Middle School Cafetorium May M 3 thru •Testing / Survey May 17
  8. 8. CONTEXT MAPPING
  9. 9. EXISTING DATA AYER!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL AGE:!37!(1973) EXISTING!SQ.:!55,805 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!482 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!711 ACREAGE:!10 MADDUX!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL MADDUX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AGE:!44!(1966) EXISTING!SQ.:!57,930 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!501 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!622 CURRENT ENROLLMENT 622 ACREAGE:!20 MERCER!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL AGE:!37!(1973) EXISTING!SQ.:!96,707 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!836 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!836 ACREAGE:!25
  10. 10. EXISTING DATA SHERWOOD!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL AGE:!40!(1970) EXISTING!SQ.:!55,805 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!482 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!599 ACREAGE:!20 SUMMIT!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL SUMMIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AGE:!42!(1968) EXISTING!SQ.:!57,930 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!542 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!614 CURRENT ENROLLMENT 614 ACREAGE:!15 WILSON!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOL AGE:!51!(1959) EXISTING!SQ.:!57,538 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!497 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!714 ACREAGE:!15
  11. 11. EXISTING DATA ANDERSON!HIGH!SCHOOL AGE:!49!(1961) EXISTING!SQ.:!216,968 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!1,299 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!1,305 ACREAGE:!30 TURPIN!HIGH!SCHOOL AGE:!34!(1976) EXISTING!SQ.:!195,835 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!1,172 RECOMMENDED CAPACITY: 1 172 CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!1,181 ACREAGE:!25 NAGEL!HIGH!SCHOOL AGE:!11!(1999) EXISTING!SQ.:!166,900 RECOMMENDED!CAPACITY:!1,183 , CURRENT!ENROLLMENT:!1,160 ACREAGE:!35
  12. 12. DATA REVIEW
  13. 13. CRITERIA GUIDELINES!FOR!REVIEW!OF!FACILITIES!CONFIGURATIONS GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW OF FACILITIES CONFIGURATIONS The!Administrative!Team!believes!that!the!following!are!essential! criteria!in!determining!the!configuration!of!the!FHSD.!! •Provide!developmentally!appropriate!learning!environments •Maintain!and!expand!rigorous!and!relevant!instructional!programs!that! meet!the!needs!of!all!learners •Sustain!relationships!among!students,!staff,!parents!and!community •Ensure!the!safety!and!well"being!of!students!and!staff •To!the!extent!possible,!retain!neighborhood!schools!and!minimize! transitions!between!buildings! •Maintain!in"depth!knowledge!of!students’!individual!learning!needs!
  14. 14. CRITERIA GUIDELINES!FOR!REVIEW!OF!FACILITIES!CONFIGURATIONS GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW OF FACILITIES CONFIGURATIONS The!Administrative!Team!believes!that!the!following!are!essential!criteria! in!determining!the!configuration!of!the!FHSD.!! •Continue!fiscally!responsible!stewardship! •Provide!for!consistent!instruction,!curriculum!alignment!and! •collaboration!between!and!among! grade!levels •Support!the!recruitment,!retention!and!professional!development!of! highly!qualified!educators •Provide!a!comprehensive!educational!experience!beyond!the!classroom! through!fine!arts,!athletics,!co"curricular!and!extra"curricular!! opportunities •Upgrade!buildings!and!technology!to!support!21st Century!learners •Allow!for!building!use!by!community!for!such!things!as!community!based! g y y g y education,!sports,!!camps,!etc. •Plan!for!the!implementation!of!full!day!kindergarten
  15. 15. MASTERPLANNING OPTIONS More!than!40!reconfiguration! options!were!identified!and! analyzed!by!the!District’s!! Administrative!Team!and!the! Facilities!Committee.!After!a! ili i i f thorough!evaluation!of!each,! three!of!the!options!were! selected!for!Community! selected for Community discussion!including!the!existing! 9!building!configuration.!
  16. 16. SELECTED OPTIONS OPTION!A:!9!BUILDINGS OPTION A 9 BUILDINGS 6!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"6 6 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 6 EXISTING!CONFIGURATION 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!7"8 2!HIGH!SCHOOLS!@!9"12 OPTION!B:!7!BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5! 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!6 8 1 MIDDLE SCHOOL @ 6"8 2!HIGH!SCHOOLS!@!9"12! OPTION!C:!7!BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"4! 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 4 1!INTERMEDIATE!SCHOOL!@!5"6 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!7"8 1!HIGH!SCHOOL!@!9"12! OPTION!D:!6!BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5! 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!6"8 1!HIGH!SCHOOL!@!9"12
  17. 17. OPTION A: 9 BUILDINGS EXISTING CONFIGURATION 6!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"6 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!7"8 2!HIGH!SCHOOLS!@!9"12 • REQUIRES REQUIRES: 4.04!mill!!OPERATING!LEVY!IN!NOVEMBER!2010 OR 5.71!mill! OPERATING!LEVY!IN!MAY!2011 • REQUIRES!A!MINIMUM!OF!1!MILL OF!ADDITIONAL!FUNDING!FOR!!“PATCH! AND!REPAIR”!WORK!COMBINED!WITH!ONGOING!OPERATING!LEVIES. • REQUIRES!ONGOING!BOND!ISSUES!FOR!BUILDING!REPLACEMENTS!.
  18. 18. OPTION B: 7 BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5!(900!AVG.!CAPACITY)! 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 5 (900 AVG CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!ONE!NEW!ELEMENTARY!!SCHOOL!!AND!ADDITIONS!TO!THREE! OTHER!EXISTING!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS) 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!6"8!(1800!!STUDENT!CAPACITY) 1 MIDDLE SCHOOL @ 6 8 (1800 STUDENT CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!ADDITION!TO!NAGEL) 2!HIGH!SCHOOL!@!9"12!(1200!STUDENT!CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!RENOVATION) (INCLUDES RENOVATION) !""BOND!ISSUE!=!!$133,161,079 • ANNUAL!OPERATING!SAVINGS!=!$!2,080,000!(EQUIV.!TO!1.47!MILLS/YR) • 40 YEAR OPERATING SAVINGS (PRESENT VALUE) $ 83 200 000 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(PRESENT!VALUE)!= $!83,200,000 • 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(2.5%!INFLATION)!=!$!140,197,311 • REQUIRES: 8.72!mill!!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!NOVEMBER!2010 / OR 9.98!mill!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!MAY!2011 • DOES!NOT REQUIRE!ADDITIONAL!FUNDING!FOR!“PATCH!AND! REPAIR”!WORK.
  19. 19. OPTION C: 7 BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"4!(750!AVG.!CAPACITY)! 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 4 (750 AVG CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!ONE!NEW!ELEMENTARY!!SCHOOL) 1!INTERMEDIATE!SCHOOL!@!5"6!(1200!!STUDENT!CAPACITY)! 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!7"8!(1200!!STUDENT!CAPACITY)! 1 MIDDLE SCHOOL @ 7 8 (1200 STUDENT CAPACITY) 1!HIGH!SCHOOL!@!9"12!(2400!STUDENT!CAPACITY) (NEW!CONSTRUCTION) !""BOND ISSUE $115 000 000 ""BOND!ISSUE!=!!$115,000,000 • ANNUAL!OPERATING!SAVINGS!=!$!4,240,000!(EQUIV.!TO!3!MILLS/YR) • 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(PRESENT!VALUE)!= $!169,600,000 • 40 YEAR OPERATING SAVINGS (2 5% INFLATION) $ 285 786 826 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(2.5%!INFLATION)!=!$!285,786,826 • REQUIRES: 6.8!mill!!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!NOVEMBER!2010 6 8 mill COMBINED OPERATING / BOND LEVY IN NOVEMBER 2010 OR 7.54!mill!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!MAY!2011 • DOES!NOT REQUIRE!ADDITIONAL!FUNDING!FOR!“PATCH!AND! REPAIR”!WORK.
  20. 20. OPTION D: 6 BUILDINGS 4!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS!@!PK"5!(900!AVG.!CAPACITY)! 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS @ PK 5 (900 AVG CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!ONE!NEW!ELEMENTARY!!SCHOOL AND!ADDITIONS!TO!THREE! OTHER!EXISTING!ELEMENTARY!SCHOOLS) 1!MIDDLE!SCHOOL!@!6"8!(1800!!STUDENT!CAPACITY) 1 MIDDLE SCHOOL @ 6 8 (1800 STUDENT CAPACITY) (INCLUDES!ADDITION!TO!NAGEL) 1!HIGH!SCHOOL!@!9"12!(2400!STUDENT!CAPACITY) (NEW!CONSTRUCTION) (NEW CONSTRUCTION) !""BOND!ISSUE!=!!$189,301,200 • ANNUAL!OPERATING!SAVINGS!=!$!5,090,000!(EQUIV.!TO!3.6!MILLS/YR) • 40 YEAR OPERATING SAVINGS (PRESENT VALUE) $ 203 600 000 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(PRESENT!VALUE)!= $!203,600,000 • 40"YEAR!OPERATING!SAVINGS!(2.5%!INFLATION)!=!$!343,078,997 • REQUIRES: 9.7!mill!!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!NOVEMBER!2010 OR 10.26!mill!COMBINED OPERATING!/!BOND!LEVY!IN!MAY!2011 10.26 mill COMBINED OPERATING / BOND LEVY IN MAY 2011 • DOES!NOT REQUIRE!ADDITIONAL!FUNDING!FOR!“PATCH!AND! REPAIR”!WORK.
  21. 21. NEXT STEPS We look forward to your input! Community Discussions Nagel Middle School Cafetorium April 28 - 7 PM and May 1 - 8 AM
  22. 22. Forest Hills Local Schools March 20, 2010
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