Monroe board ponders new school zones | Arts & Culture
In the new year, some elementary students in Forsyth might be attending a different school.
Tuesday night, the school board met to discuss a plan for new attendance zones for three elementary schools.
It's happening because two schools - K.B Sutton and Samuel Hubbard - are below capacity with more than 300 empty seats.
T.G Scott, however, is 89 percent filled and growing each year.
Superintendent Anthony Pack presented two plans to the board.
Both of which will affect up to 200 to 300 students and families.
"We've looked at this each year, been aware of growth patters, asymmetric grown patterns that meant eventually this was going to happen. We're at a point where we're realizing it's stressful on every body. It's stressful on a parent, our students, our administrators. But you can sort of say it's a necessary evil," said chairman J. Grant.
Students from all three elementary schools are subject to be moved around.
Next Tuesday, the board will be presented with four maps of adjusted attendance zones.