Attendance Boundary Committee

Oct. 4, 2016, Committee Meeting

Committee members reviewed additional data regarding residential development in the community. K-5 attendance area scenarios were explored in depth, including projected enrollments and related demographic profiles. Revised scenarios were suggested for consideration at the next meeting. The initial approach to developing middle school boundaries was also discussed. An opportunity for community feedback is tentatively scheduled for parent-teacher conference time, or soon thereafter.

Sept. 20, 2016, Committee Meeting

During its second meeting, the Attendance Boundary Committee focused on reviewing data regarding enrollment history and projections.

The committee also received reports on residential development from the communities within the district boundaries. This information was utilized to identify projected growth areas within the district. The committee reviewed elementary school capacities and considered target enrollment levels for those schools 2017-18 that would allow for growth in future years. Boundary criteria prioritization was also finalized for the overall attendance boundary process.

Boundary Criteria Priorities

Sept. 6, 2016, Committee Meeting

The Attendance Boundary Committee held its first meeting on Sept. 6. Dr. Monsees provided the background information on the Long Range Facility Plan and the subsequent need to create new boundaries for the 2017-2018 school year.

A timeline of committee work was shared along with the committee charge. The intention is to develop recommended boundaries by December for Board of Education consideration.

The committee established operating norms for its work, brainstormed on various data sources to be reviewed, and began the process of prioritizing the criteria to be utilized in the boundary development process. The next meeting is scheduled for Sept. 20.
Committee Members

About the Committee

The Ray-Pec Board of Education recognizes the need to implement the Long Range Facility Plan and gather community input as new attendance boundaries are drawn for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Attendance Boundary Committee will be composed of representatives from each current school attendance area, as well as key community and staff members. The committee will analyze data, review solutions, seek appropriate feedback and ultimately make revised boundary recommendations to the Board of Education by December of 2016.

Committee meetings

The Attendance Boundary Committee is scheduled to meet from 5 to 7 p.m. in the library at the Ray-Pec Academy.

Meeting dates:
  • Sept. 6
  • Sept. 20
  • Oct. 4
  • Oct. 18
  • Nov. 1
  • Nov. 15
LRFP work session