RCL School Feasibility 30 Aug. 2017 Meeting

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  1. Anecdotal data from two realtors reveals that only thirty percent of Rye properties are being sold to families with children. More Detail
  2. Rye Junior High School enrollment, as of the start of the 2017-2018 school year is 134, 12 fewer than projected in the budget. The sixth grade class is 45 students, compared to 60 in the 2016-2017 fifth grade.  The decline is attributed to private school attendance and families moving out of town.  All space is currently utilized, according to the Principal.  More Detail
  3. Rye Elementary School attendance, as of the start of the 2017-2018 school year is 275, 13 more than projected in the budget, largely due to a Kindergarten enrollment of 50 vs. 38 projected using live birth data from five years earlier. All space is currently utilized, according to the Principal.  More Detail
  4. The total enrollment of 409 is only nine more students than the stated Rye Elementary School capacity, raising the importance of accurate enrollment projections in considering the school consolidation option, according to one resident. More Detail

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