Feasibility & Facilities

Proposed Attendance Boundary Changes

Updated April 20, 2023 

After much planning and design work, construction began earlier this school year for two new intermediate schools. Tentatively, our plan is to welcome fifth and sixth grade students into these new buildings for the 2024-2025 school year.
The new grade level configuration requires intentional planning, including a close look at how the removal of fifth grade from the elementary level will allow us to maximize use of our schools and best meet the needs of our current and future families.
The addition of the new schools, Fairview Intermediate and Old Trail Intermediate, along with the closure of Fairview Elementary, will also allow us to begin the process of adjusting attendance boundaries so that all schools will follow the feeder school concept, which was adopted following our district-wide feasibility study. The good news for our families is that once the updated boundaries are finalized, all elementary, intermediate, and middle schools will have attendance boundaries that align with one of the two high schools. This was something we heard that was universally important to our students, staff, and families and we look forward to seeing put in place.
What students will be impacted and when?
Due to current and projected future enrollment related to residential development and the shift of fifth grade students to the new intermediate schools, elementary attendance boundary changes are required and may impact the elementary school your child attends. Our goal is to finalize the proposed boundary changes prior to the start of the 2023-2024 school year to take effect in August 2024. As that date approaches, families who will be impacted will receive additional details regarding options available to them to make the transition easier.
In the coming months, we will also be releasing a proposed middle school attendance plan which will align the attendance boundaries for Allen, New Cumberland, and Crossroads with the high school boundaries. There are no proposed changes to the existing high school boundaries. 
How can families learn more?
Presentations made by Mr. Sanders to the Board can be found below.  If after reviewing these materials you have comments, please email those to [email protected]. We look forward to your feedback as we continue the planning of our future!
Originally presented to the Board on April 20, 2023 and then updated on August 17, 2023. Updates made are highlighted in yellow.
Presented to the Board on February 9, 2023

Act 34 Hearings Held for New Intermediate Schools

On May 9, 2022, public hearings for construction of the District's two new Intermediate Schools were held at the Administration Center.  The following presentations were made during the hearings.
In addition to the hearing, with the help of the architects and its financial advisors, the District is sharing the attached Act 34 Booklets with the public.


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Brett Sanders
Director of Operations & Planning
 andrew glantz
Andrew Glantz
Director of Buildings & Grounds

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