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1 Alameda Articulation Area Facilities Proposal Creating Schools to Meet the Growing Needs of our Communities

2 Tonight’s Purpose Share information on a proposed plan to address student enrollment growth and create an aligned 7-10 program with our community. Gather your insight/feedback and ideas to help evaluate the proposed plan.

3 Alameda Area Enrollment Concerns Over-enrolled Deane Elementary, Kendrick Lakes Elementary, Lasley Elementary, Stein Elementary  Factors Affecting Growth: Multi-Generational Households, Low Priced Housing, High Mobility, High Free & Reduced Enrollment, New Construction  Deane ES 2014-15 Enrollment 479, 102% utilization  Stein ES 2014-15 Enrollment 737, 164% utilization  Lasley ES New housing development  O’Connell MS 2017-18 Projected 60% utilization

4 Alameda Area Enrollment Concerns SchoolEnrollment/Utilization 2014-15*2015-162016-172017-18 Deane ES 479492497502 102% (4)75%76%77% Kendrick Lakes 442452425410 109% (3)94%89%85% Lasley ES 511556565573 99% (2)85%86%84% Patterson 379535527513 79% (1)77%76%74% Stein ES 737773780776 164% (13)91% All 23 temporary classrooms are used to calculate utilization. Patterson & Stein Pre-K not included in enrollment, located off-site. Boundary changes will be required in order to attempt to balance enrollment. *2014-15 utilization numbers do not include temps

5 Stein Elementary Current Concerns Lack of adequate instructional and intervention space. Insufficient teacher work area(s). Playground, parking, and cafeteria overcrowding. Temporary buildings are permanent.

6 Proposed Plan Creating a new International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program elementary school at the current O’Connell Middle School location. Combining the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP), which serves students in grades 7 through 10, into a single site on the Alameda International High School campus. Moving all 11th and 12th graders, including the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP), to a separate wing on the Alameda International High School campus.

7 Alameda Articulation PK/K-6 7-8 9-12 AIHSO’ConnellDeaneK-LakesLasleyPattersonStein PK/K-6 7-12 AIHSDeane Kendrick Lakes LasleyPattersonStein New School

8 Why a 7-12 High School for Alameda? International Baccalaureate Program – Middle Years Program for All Students: 7 th through 10 th Grade. Research supports – Fewer transitions for students = improved achievement and reduced drop-out rates. – Longer years in a facility positive correlation for students and staff. – Access to more resources for students and staff.

9 Alameda International HS Building Plan for 7-12 Configuration

10 Why a New Elementary School? Timely response for: – Improved classroom and common area conditions specifically for Stein elementary school. – The school district to accommodate additional student enrollment in the Alameda area. Maintain community partnerships – Boys and Girls club, clinics, adult education, pre- school programs.

11 Key Benefits of the Proposed Plan Ensures kids have safe, welcoming schools and classrooms. Serves the growing educational needs for the Alameda community. Provides a timely plan to meet the area needs.

12 Every decision we make needs to keep students at the center.

13 All Voices Matter At your table groups: – Discuss the questions on your note-catcher. – Write down your responses and questions. We will gather your feedback to inform the Board of Education and district staff in meeting the needs of the Alameda community.

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