11-22-2011 Organization of the Board and Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #45


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

Discussion

Proposals for potential attendance 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 #6
Convert Roosevelt ES to a Middle School or a K-8 School.  Schools potentially affected: Cape View ES, Gemini ES, Holland ES, Indialantic ES, Ocean Breeze ES, Roosevelt ES, Sea Park ES, Surfside ES and Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr HS.

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 #10
Close Clearlake Middle School/ Convert Cocoa High School to a Jr./Sr. High School. Schools potentially affected: Clearlake MS, Kennedy MS, McNair MS and Cocoa HS.

Proposal #14
Close Sea Park Elementary School.  Schools potentially affected: Cape View ES, Gemini ES, Holland ES, Indialantic ES, Ocean Breeze ES, Roosevelt ES, Sea Park ES and Surfside ES.

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.

Staff recommendations for the Proposals listed above will be submitted prior to the November 22, 2011 meeting.  These recommendations will include input from the October 24, 2011 School Board Workshop and the Community Meetings held on November 7, 2011, November 8, 2011, November 9, 2011 and November 10, 2011.  The data associated with the recommendations will be updated to include student membership based on the Fall FTE Count (October 14, 2011) and permanent FISH capacity as of November 11, 2011.   



Recommendation

Approve the staff recommendations for the following proposals to change attendance boundaries and close schools:

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 #6: Convert Roosevelt ES to a Middle School or a K-8 School. 

Proposal #8A: Balance enrollment at Astronaut High School and Titusville High School and at Jackson Middle School and Madison Middle School. 

Proposal #10: Close Clearlake Middle School/ Convert Cocoa High School to a Jr./Sr. High School.

Proposal #14: Close Sea Park Elementary School.

Proposal #16A: Close Riverview Elementary School. 



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/22/2011
Action12/13/2011
Public Hearing1/17/2012

Authority for Action
1001.42, F.S.

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

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

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Contact
Dane Theodore, Acting Assistant Superintendent of Facilities Services,  x657


Attachment:  Actual and Projections.pdf
Attachment:  Beach Area Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  Elementaries ranked by capacity utilization.pdf
Attachment:  Proposal Information Matrix.pdf
Attachment:  North Area Analysis.pdf