Enrollment boundaries for Seattle schools to be revised

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by LINDA BRILL / KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 17 at 5:21 PM

Enrollment in seattle schools is up by 5,000 students. By 2020 the district is expecting to have 60,000 students. Starting next year they will revise the enrollment boundaries around some schools.

The recommended changes:

  • 80 percent of the boundaries around elementary schools will remain the same.
  • The remaining 20 percent will have different boundaries. 
  • Middle and high schools will change over the next 10 years.

District planners don’t think the new boundaries will be hugely disruptive and they say siblings will not be separated.

The school district has scheduled five community meetings for the public to learn more about the new boundaries

September 23, 6:30–8 p.m.
Mercer Middle School Lunchroom     Lunchroom
1600 South Columbian Way
(Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese and Taglog interpreters)

September 24, 6:30–8 p.m.    
Nathan Hale High School Commons
10750 30th Avenue NE
(Spanish and Somali interpreters)

September 25, 6:30–8 p.m.    
West Seattle High School Commons
3000 California Ave SW
(Spanish, Somali, and Vietnamese interpreters)

September 30, 6:30–8 p.m.    
Meany Building Lunchroom
300 20th Ave E
(Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese interpreters)

October 1, 6:30–8 p.m.    
Ballard High School Commons
1418 NW 65th Street
(Spanish interpreter)

Comments and questions can be e-mailed to GrowthBoundaries@seattleschools.org

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