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1 Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Facilities and Transportation Services Facilities Planning Services January 20, 2011

2 On September 23, 2010, the School Board authorized a boundary study to address overcrowding in a number of elementary schools in the southwestern part of the county. The study is based on community planning efforts, which began under the Southwestern Regional Planning Study Committee (SWRPSC), an ad hoc citizen planning committee, which began in October The 23 elementary schools included in the scope of study were: Background Bonnie BraeColin PowellGreenbriar EastProvidence BrookfieldCub RunGreenbriar WestSangster Bull RunDeer ParkLaurel RidgeUnion Mill Centre RidgeEagle ViewLondon TowneVirginia Run CentrevilleFairfax VillaOak ViewWillow Springs CliftonFairviewPoplar Tree

3 To maximize efficient use of funding for both capital and operating budgets To maximize efficient use of funding for both capital and operating budgets To achieve building utilization at all elementary schools within the study area between approximately 95% - 105% of program capacity To achieve building utilization at all elementary schools within the study area between approximately 95% - 105% of program capacity To conform with School Board Policy and To conform with School Board Policy and Regulation 8130 Boundary Study Objectives

4 Building additions may be considered at one or more of the following elementary schools: Bonnie Brae, Cub Run, Fairfax Villa, Fairview, Greenbriar East and Union Mill Elementary Schools Building additions may be considered at one or more of the following elementary schools: Bonnie Brae, Cub Run, Fairfax Villa, Fairview, Greenbriar East and Union Mill Elementary Schools No building addition will result in a schools program capacity exceeding 950 students No building addition will result in a schools program capacity exceeding 950 students Boundary Study Parameters * The outcome of the boundary study determines the location of needed building additions

5 Public Notification Backpack notices to parentsBackpack notices to parents FCPS Press ReleasesFCPS Press Releases Keep in touch KIT news releasesKeep in touch KIT news releases Posting on FCPS homepage and Facilities and Transportation websitePosting on FCPS homepage and Facilities and Transportation website

6 Community Outreach Development of FAQs website specific to the study with staff response to hundreds of inquiries Development of FAQs website specific to the study with staff response to hundreds of inquiries Posting of all information in advance of the meetings Posting of all information in advance of the meetings Six community dialogue meetings on October 25, and 26, 2010 to present and get feedback on the initial boundary options A, B and C Six community dialogue meetings on October 25, and 26, 2010 to present and get feedback on the initial boundary options A, B and C

7 Community Responses Options A, B and C Total number of students affectedTotal number of students affected Moving students from full to half day KindergartenMoving students from full to half day Kindergarten Closing of Clifton Elementary SchoolClosing of Clifton Elementary School School enrollments either too big or too smallSchool enrollments either too big or too small Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Center movesAdvanced Academic Programs (AAP) Center moves Domino effect movesDomino effect moves Middle and high school assignmentsMiddle and high school assignments Concerns

8 Community Responses Option D Community feedback used to develop Option DCommunity feedback used to develop Option D Web survey for district wide feedback on options A, B, C and DWeb survey for district wide feedback on options A, B, C and D Over 600 responses received including 66Over 600 responses received including 66 from citizens residing outside of the study area 65% of respondents supported Option D completely or with minor changes65% of respondents supported Option D completely or with minor changes Continuing concern over enrollments and efficient building utilizationContinuing concern over enrollments and efficient building utilization

9 Staff Recommendation The staff recommended boundary adjustments incorporate: Community feedbackCommunity feedback Comments from cluster offices and principalsComments from cluster offices and principals Input from Instructional Services, Special Services and TransportationInput from Instructional Services, Special Services and Transportation Policy 8130 and School Board objectives/parameters specific to this studyPolicy 8130 and School Board objectives/parameters specific to this study

10 Staff Recommendation Interior architectural modifications atInterior architectural modifications at Fairview E.S. to recapture additional capacity ( ) 8 classroom modular relocation from Canterbury Woods to Centreville E.S. (2012)8 classroom modular relocation from Canterbury Woods to Centreville E.S. (2012) 8 classroom addition at Greenbriar East E.S. (2013)8 classroom addition at Greenbriar East E.S. (2013) 8 classroom addition at Union Mill E.S. (2013)8 classroom addition at Union Mill E.S. (2013) 6 classroom addition at Fairfax Villa E.S. (2013)6 classroom addition at Fairfax Villa E.S. (2013)

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15 Staff Recommendation Clifton students moved to Fairview attend AAP Centers at White Oaks E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S.Clifton students moved to Fairview attend AAP Centers at White Oaks E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S. Clifton students moved to Oak View attend AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S.Clifton students moved to Oak View attend AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S. Clifton students moved to Union Mill continue attending AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Rocky Run M.S.Clifton students moved to Union Mill continue attending AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Rocky Run M.S. Fairview students moved to Oak View attend AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S.Fairview students moved to Oak View attend AAP Centers at Willow Springs E.S. and Lake Braddock M.S. AAP Center assignment for Eagle View change from Greenbriar West to Willow Springs AAP CenterAAP Center assignment for Eagle View change from Greenbriar West to Willow Springs AAP Center

16 Staff Recommendation Building Utilization (In Percentages) 144% 106% 67% 86% 91% 2015

17 Staff Recommendation Capital/Operating Budget Increases capacity by more than 800 student spaces at a cost of approximately $15.1 millionIncreases capacity by more than 800 student spaces at a cost of approximately $15.1 million Places capacity at epicenter of overcrowdingPlaces capacity at epicenter of overcrowding Capital costs are less than site acquisition and construction of a new schoolCapital costs are less than site acquisition and construction of a new school Does not require a new school with associated operating costsDoes not require a new school with associated operating costs

18 Boundary Process Calendar Recommendation to School BoardJanuary 20, 2011 School Board Public HearingsFebruary 7, 8, 2011 School Board Work SessionFebruary 14, 2011 School Board ActionFebruary 24, 2011

19 For additional information contact Office of Facilities Planning Services 8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 3300 Falls Church, VA To provide comments to School Board contact Fairfax County School Board 8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 5400 Falls Church, VA


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