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Northwest Area Elementary Schools Rezoning Process Parent Meetings. Melton ES – December 10, 2013 Verdi ES – December 11, 2013 Westergard ES – December 16, 2013. Northwest Area Elementary School Enrollment Overview. Zoning history in the Northwest Area Historical overcrowding

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Northwest area elementary schools rezoning process parent meetings

Northwest Area Elementary Schools Rezoning ProcessParent Meetings

Melton ES – December 10, 2013

Verdi ES – December 11, 2013

Westergard ES – December 16, 2013


Northwest area elementary school enrollment overview

Northwest Area Elementary School Enrollment Overview

  • Zoning history in the Northwest Area

  • Historical overcrowding

  • Multi-Track Year-Round schedule

  • Westergard/Somersett connection

  • How we got to the rezoning process

  • Enrollment projections


Actual projected enrollments and team teaching classrooms

Actual & Projected Enrollments

and

Team Teaching Classrooms


Historical enrollments

Historical Enrollments

1,980

2,018

1,982

1,970

2,024

2,058

2,055


Actual and projected enrollments as a percentage of school capacity

Actual and Projected Enrollments as a Percentage of School Capacity

2,088

2,058

2,055

2,075

2,107

690

665

662

647

664

638

656

627

623

611

583

582

559

208

202

202

186

Projected

Actual


Schools with team teaching classrooms 2012 13 actual

Schools with Team Teaching Classrooms – 2012/13 (Actual)


Impact of measures taken on enrollment at westergard

Impact of measures taken on Enrollment at Westergard

  • Board Approval for the Creation of a Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program at Melton ES which drew students from Westergard

  • Board Approval to allow variances for students in the Westergard zoning area

  • Remodeled interior walls to create extra classrooms at Westergard

  • Results:

    • Westergard enrollment dropped 34 students over 2012/13 SY

    • Westergard dropped from six team teaching classrooms to three

    • Verdi ES enrollment increased 8 students over 2012/13 SY

    • Melton ES enrollment increased 35 students over 2012/13 SY


Results team teaching classrooms 2013 14 actual

Results: Team Teaching Classrooms – 2013/14 (Actual)

4 schools with as many or more team-taught classrooms as Westergard


Results team teaching classrooms 2014 15 projected

Results: Team Teaching Classrooms – 2014/15 (Projected)

6 schools with as many or more team-taught classrooms as Westergard


Results team teaching classrooms 2015 16 projected

Results: Team Teaching Classrooms – 2015/16 (Projected)

8 schools with as many or more team-taught classrooms as Westergard


Results team teaching classrooms 2016 17 projected

Results: Team Teaching Classrooms – 2016/17 (Projected)

5 schools with as many or more team-taught classrooms as Westergard


Zoning map showing verdi westergard melton and winnemucca

Zoning Map Showing Verdi, Westergard, Melton and Winnemucca


Elementary school students

Elementary School Students


Somersett area elementary school students

Somersett Area – Elementary School Students


Northwest rezoning process schedule

Northwest Rezoning Process Schedule

  • January 6-17 – Finalization of Rezoning Committee member selection

  • January 20-24 - Rezoning process materials and information sent out to committee members

  • January 29 - 1st committee meeting; orientation process and springboard presentation

  • February 5, 12, and 19- committee meetings to develop draft final of the rezoning plan

  • February 26 -final committee meeting for approval of recommended rezone plan to take to the Board

  • March 3 – March 6 - individual school parent meetings to present recommended plan

  • March 11 -Recommended rezoning plan presented to the Board as a Information Item

  • March 25 -Board approval of the rezoning plan

    NOTE: The number of committee meeting dates is subject to change based upon the actual time necessary to develop the recommended rezoning plan


11 member rezoning committee

11 Member Rezoning Committee

  • Two representatives from each school (6); Westergard, Melton and Verdi

    • One school staff representative

    • One parent representative

  • One representative from the following WCSD employee groups (4);

    • Teacher’s Association

    • Administrators Association

    • Classified Association

    • Pro-Tech Association

  • One “at-large” WCSD employee representing diversity


Rezoning process considerations and guidelines

Rezoning Process Considerations and Guidelines

  • Safety of students

  • Proximity of students to an individual school

  • Student demographic changes and their affect on educational programs within schools

  • Transportation issues

  • Growth impact associated with approved but unbuilt subdivisions

  • Optimization of the affected schools’ capacity and enrollment – current and future


Thank you

Thank You!


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