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Several Boca Raton Elementary Schools Face Boundary Changes For Next School Year

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Potential boundary changes in and around Boca Raton for the 2022-2023 school year.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Your child may be attending a different elementary school year, as the Palm Beach County School Board considers multiple boundary changes.

The schools under discussion for changing: Whispering Pines, Verde, J.C. Mitchell, Calusa and Addison Mizner. A new school is also set to open by the next school year — it is known as “5C.”

A meeting is set for December 9th at 4 p.m. The Palm Beach County School District just released the following information for parents and others who would like to attend, or be heard:

The Advisory Boundary Committee (ABC) will convene in a fully virtual meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4 p.m. The Committee will discuss an attendance zone change proposal establishing the boundaries for the new elementary school “05-C”, scheduled to open in Boca Raton in August 2022.

Existing school zones for the following elementary schools is proposed to change: Addison Mizner, Calusa, J.C. Mitchell, Verde, and Whispering Pines.

  • View the proposed New Elementary School 05-C Attendance Boundary Study information at Proposed Study 05C-1.
  • To watch the meeting live, visit the District’s YouTube channel at 4 p.m. on December 9. The meeting will also be recorded for later viewing.
  • To listen by phone, call (561) 357-5900 or toll-free at 1-866-930-7015.
  • All participants who wish to speak must register by 12 p.m. on December 9. Complete the ABC Zoom Registration Form or call (561) 434-8020 by 12 p.m. on December 9, and include your Study Area Code (SAC). To find your SAC, enter your address at www.findmyschool.info. Your SAC will be displayed in the field below your address.
  • To submit written comments, email public.comment@palmbeachschools.org by 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting, to ensure they are received by the ABC members in a timely manner.
  • For those who do not have access to the internet and want to watch the Virtual Zoom ABC meeting on a screen at a public location, call (561) 434-8020 by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7.

 

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