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Elementary School Attendance Area Task Force

The 15-member Elementary School Attendance Area Task Force met between October and December 2003 to research and consider alternative options for the district’s elementary school attendance areas for implementation in 2004-05. The task force’s work was conducted according to the district’s goals for this process: efficiency, effectiveness, equity and future growth. The task force’s recommendation for elementary school attendance areas were submitted to the superintendent in December 2003 and approved by the School Board on Jan. 26, 2004.

Task Force Responsibilities

The task force’s specific responsibilities included:

  • Review present enrollment and census data.
  • Review projected enrollment and census data.
  • Review city and county growth projections.
  • Review No Child Left Behind (NCLB) groupings for impact upon attendance areas.
  • Establish objectives and goals for attendance areas.
  • Examine alternative options for attendance areas.
  • Evaluate alternatives.
  • Determine a preferred attendance area option.
  • Determine a process and criteria for boundary exemptions.
  • Prepare a report, complete with findings and recommendations, regarding the preferred elementary school attendance area option.
  • Submit the report to the Superintendent of Schools.

Task Force Report

Task Force Updates and Photos

Meeting Notes