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2016-17 Boundary Proposal No. M2,
Analysis and Community Input

Overview

Proposal Number M2
Date Submitted October 2, 2015
Submitted By Staff
Schools Involved Bair Middle, Sunrise Middle
IZones Involved Piper, Fort Lauderdale
Description Create an out-of-boundary Montessori magnet program at Bair Middle to serve the area north of Interstate 595 and west of US 441/ State Road 7. Adjust the transportation zone for the Sunrise Middle Montessori program to be north of Interstate 595 and east of US 441/ State Road 7 for all new Montessori students not currently attending the Montessori program at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary

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Considerations Reviewed

Class Size Impact This proposal is not anticipated to have an impact on Class Size.
Level of Service Impact This proposal is not anticipated to have an impact on Level of Service.
Enrollment Impact This proposed program would alleviate under-enrollment at Bair Middle, may enable more middle school students to participate in a Montessori program ( 37 applicants were not able to be admitted to the Sunrise Middle program this year due to insufficient space).
Diversity Impact No impact.
Feeder Pattern Impact Dividing the transportation zones for the Bair Middle and Sunrise Middle Montessori programs at US441 would create a split feeder pattern for Montessori students matriculting in theme from elementary school.
School Proximity Impact This proposal would reduce travel distance for Montessori magnet students living west of US 441/State Road 7.
Neighborhood Integrity Impact No impact.
Natural Barrier Impact No impact.

 


Responses:

1.   Maria Rao at 04:06 PM on 11/10/2015
Bair Middle School offers great opportunities for students to learn beyond any boundaries and encourages them to think outside the box. Bair and its facility and staff go above and beyond to support and assist parents and students to obtain what it takes to achieve a higher level of education. Your students would be able to have opportunities they may not get at any other middle school because they really care, they listen to suggestion and really have the students interest as top priority! I highly recommend Bair to be considered when making a decision on the here your children will attend middle school. Signed, a very satisfied parent!
2.   Pam Sobeck at 09:35 AM on 11/11/2015
I am in full support of the suggested Montessori magnet for Bair Middle school. I believe another education option for the students is a benefit for all students, current or newly able to attend our great school thanks to the addition. A magnet program would also help our community and surrounding businesses. I can't attend the meeting because of other commitments, but I am happy that my voice will be heard through this website.

 

 

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