01-24-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #35

Potential Attendance/Program Boundary Changes and School Closings for the 2012-13 School Year


Proposals for potential attendance/program boundary changes and school closings for the 2012-13 school year:

Proposal 1
Reduce enrollment at Viera High School.  Schools potentially affected: Eau Gallie HS, Satellite HS and Viera HS.

Proposal 2 
Reduce enrollment at Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr HS.  Schools potentially affected: Clearlake MS, DeLaura MS, Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr HS and Satellite HS.

Proposal 3
Reduce enrollment at Kennedy MS.  Schools potential affected: Clearlake MS, DeLaura MS, Kennedy MS and McNair MS.

Proposal 5
Reduce enrollment at Meadowlane ES and Riviera ES.  Schools potentially affected: Roy Allen ES, Croton ES, Lockmar ES, Meadowlane Intermediate ES, Meadowlane Primary ES, Riviera ES, Sabal ES and University Park ES.

Proposal 8A
Balance enrollment at Astronaut High School and Titusville High School and at Jackson Middle School and Madison Middle School.  Schools potential affected: Astronaut HS, Titusville HS, Jackson MS and Madison MS.

Proposal 16A
Close Riverview Elementary School.  Schools potentially affected: Apollo ES, Coquina ES, Imperial Estates ES, Mims ES, Oak Park ES, Riverview ES and South Lake ES.

These recommendations include input from the October 24, 2011 School Board Workshop, the Community Meetings held on November 7, 2011, November 8, 2011, November 9, 2011 and November 10, 2011 and the School Board Meetings on November 22, 2011 and December 13, 2011.  The data associated with the recommendations is based on student membership as of October 14, 2011 (Fall FTE Count) and permanent FISH capacity as of November 11, 2011.  The data does not include non-renewal of existing out-of-area students per Policy 7120, grandfathering of students in District Choice programs or grandfathering approved by the Board.   

Attachments for Approval:
     Proposal 1  
     Proposal 2
     Proposal 3
     Proposal 5
     Proposal 8A
     Proposal 16A
     Recommended Conditions

Attachments for Information:
     Cost Savings Analysis    
     Proposal Information Matrix
     Student Move Matricies    



Hold a Public Hearing to approve the staff recommendations for the following (attached) Proposals to change attendance/program boundaries and close schools for the 2012-13 school year, subject to the (attached) Recommended Conditions.

  • Proposal 1: Reduce enrollment at Viera High School.
  • Proposal 2: Reduce enrollment at Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr HS.
  • Proposal 3: Reduce enrollment at Kennedy MS.
  • Proposal 5: Reduce enrollment at Meadowlane ES and Riviera ES. 
  • Proposal 8A: Balance enrollment between Astronaut High School / Titusville High School and Jackson Middle School / Madison Middle School. 
  • Proposal 16A: Close Riverview Elementary School. 


Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/22/2011
Public Hearing1/24/2012

Authority for Action
1001.42, F.S.

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

Cost Center

Dane Theodore, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities Services,  633-1000 x657

Attachment:  Proposal 1 - Reduce Enrollment at Viera HS.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal 3 - Reduce Enrollment at Kennedy MS.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal 8A - Balance Enrollment between Astronaut HS - Titusville HS and Jackson MS - Madison MS.pdf
Attachment:  Recommended Conditions.pdf
Attachment:  Cost Savings for Closing an Elementary School.pdf
Attachment:  Student Move Matrices.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal 5 - Reduce Enrollment at Meadowlane ES and Riviera ES.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal Information Matrix.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal 2 - Reduce Enrollment at Cocoa Beach Jr-Sr HS.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal 16A - Close Riverview ES.pdf