With the opening of the new elementary school(s), how will existing schools be affected in terms of attendance and overflow, and which specific existing schools will be affected?
A primary purpose of opening two new elementary schools next year is to make it more feasible for children to attend schools in their neighborhood, and dramatically reduce the number of students overflowed to schools not in their neighborhood. This is consistent with strong parent and community involvement in each neighborhood elementary school. Students attending the new Carolyn G. Bukhair (CGB) Elementary will be students from the J. Frank Dobie/RISD Academy attendance zone. The proposed attendance zone boundaries are: CGB Elementary N – Spring Valley Rd. E – North Central Expressway (75) W – Maham Rd. S – LBJ Freeway RISD Academy N – Spring Valley Rd. E – Maham Road W – Coit Rd. S – LBJ Freeway The schools that will experience a significant decrease in enrollment as a result of CGB’s opening include Dobie, RISD Academy and Northrich, with a minor impact on other schools. Enrollment at both CGB and RISD Academy is anticipated to be in the range of 600-650 students each, while Dobie i
- With the opening of the new elementary school(s), how will existing schools be affected in terms of attendance and overflow, and which specific existing schools will be affected?
- How many elementary schools do you currently have and how will attendance boundaries be affected if Oakwood and Southgate are consolidated?
- What are the tiebreakers for elementary school assignment to attendance area schools?