Reynoldsburg Schools plans second town hall meeting
Reynoldsburg City Schools is taking community input as it moves forward with plans to change school attendance boundaries.
With the opening of two new school buildings for the 2011-2012 school year, changes to the boundaries are necessary to prevent overcrowding or under populating schools.
“This is an opportunity for the community to ask questions and discuss with themselves things such as optimal class sizes for each grade level and transportation services,” Coordinator of Community Outreach Tricia Moore said.
The district hosted its first meeting on Oct. 25 where there was a brief presentation about the redistricting process and participants gathered in small groups to evaluate questions about their priorities for the school.
Ideas gathered from the meeting will go back to the community based steering committee that has been asked to help the superintendent create recommendations to the Board of Education for the new boundaries.
A second meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at Waggoner Road Junior High School, 360 S. Waggoner Road. At that time, the steering committee will present a series of proposals to the community for feedback.
“Ultimately the committee’s work will form the recommendations that the superintendent will make to the Board of Education,” Moore said. “It is very important to have the community’s thoughts when making these decisions. We don’t want to change school enrollment very frequently and want to come up with a plan that will work well for the community in the long run.”