Why was the proposed grade level configuration (Scenario 1) suggested?
These configurations maximize services to students that need help.
Reduces elementary class sizes
Eliminates comparable schools
Keeps all current programs
Allows for additional programs
Increases teacher collaboration and aligned curriculum
Ensures similar grade level opportunities
Reduces lost funds due to unused building space
Ensures teacher retention instead of layoffs
Allows for 5th grade isolation during transition year
Provides transporation services at 1 mile radius
Reduces operating costs of one building