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Final Decision - November 18, 2013

 

Town Hall Information


Email all questions and suggestions concerning the  facilities usage to:

mcstownhallfeedback@muncie.k12.in.us


This Week in Delaware County:  

Chief Financial Officer, Mark Burkhart with Steve Lindell from the WLBC  Wake up Crew (NEW 9/21)

Superintendent Tim Heller with Steve Lindell from WLBC Wake Up Crew. (NEW 8/7)

Board of Trustees Vice-President Tony Costello with Steve Lindell from WLBC Wake up crew. ( New 8/15)



Option A: Two High Schools

  • 2 high schools: grades 8-12 : approximate enrollments - 1,100 students each
  • 1 middle school: grades 6-7: approximate enrollment – 1050 students
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-5: current configuration-300 to 600 students each
  • Repurpose one middle school building for lease, innovative and alternative programs, and administrative offices.
  • Eventually, if enrollment continues to decline, consider reconfiguring as K-6 and two 7­-12  schools organized as schools within a school.
  • Sell/lease the Anthony Administration Building
  •                     School Closure Savings - $1,406,962.00

      Anthony Administration Building - $   178,298.00



Option B: One High School

  • 1 high school: grades 9-12: approximate enrollment - 1,700 students
  • 2 middle schools: grades 6-8, one to be located in the unused high school: approximate enrollments – 750 to 800 students each
  • Space will be available in one or both of these buildings for innovative and alternative programs, and administrative offices
  • Repurpose 1 middle school building for lease
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-5: current configuration – 300 to 600 students each
  • Eventually, if enrollment continues to decline, additional buildings will need to be closed or repurposed in an undetermined reconfiguration.
  • Sell/lease the Anthony Administration Building.
  •  

                      School Closure Savings - $1,742,146.00

    Anthony Administration Building - $    178,298.00



Option C - Two High Schools 

  • 2 high schools: grades 9-12: (Consolidate programs coordinated across two campuses) - 850 students each
  • 1 middle school: grades 7-8: approximate enrollment –1050 students  
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-6 – (Space for 6th grade is a genuine concern.)
  • Repurpose one middle school building for lease, innovative and alternative programs, and administrative offices.
  • Eventually, if enrollment continues to decline, organize as one HS, and then finally reconfigure as grades K-6 and grades 7-12 organized as schools within a school.
  •  

                 School Closure Savings - $1,406,962.00

    Anthony Administration Building - $   178,298.00




Option D: One High School

  • 1 high school: grades 8-12: (begin with two schools consolidated programs across two campuses) approximate enrollment- 2300 students
  • 1 middle school: grades 6-7, approximate enrollments – 1050 students each
  • Repurpose 1 middle school building for lease, innovative and alternative programs, and administrative offices
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-5: current configuration – 300 to 600 students each
  • Eventually, if enrollment continues to decline, additional buildings will need to be closed or repurposed in an undetermined reconfiguration

                                                              

                        School Closure Savings - $1,742,146.00
      Anthony Administration Building - $   178,298.00



Potential Option E:    ?

  • Possibly to be determined by the information obtained from the scheduled town meetings: August 14, August 27, September 11, and October 8.




Potential Option F:    Two High Schools

  • 2 high schools: grades 7-12: approximate enrollment- 1350 – 1400 students each
  • Repurpose two(2) middle schools and possibly Anthony Administration Building
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-6: approximate enrollment 300 - 600 students each
  • Eventually, if enrollment continues to decline, we may have to reconfigure grades again with space and revenue being the determining factor
  • Sell/lease/repurpose two middle school buildings = Revenue

      School Closure Savings - $2,813,924.00



Option H:    One High School

  • 1 high school: grades 9-12: approximate enrollment -  1700 students
  • 1 middle school: grades 7-8: approximate enrollment -  1050 students (any of our four secondary buildings could host this school)
  • 9 elementary schools: grades K-6: approximate enrollment - 300 - 600 students each
  • Repurpose two secondary schools for lease, innovative and alternative programs, and administrative offices

  School Closure Savings - $3,200,000.00
  Anthony Administration Building - $178,298.00


Public Plan G: Submitted by an Audience Participant at Northside Town Hall Meeting 8/27/13

     



MCS CAPACITY DATA
School 12/13 X               Enrollment BRTF * Capacity   Bldg. Admin. # Capacity Floor Space Square Footage
Central 904 1761 1906 320,000
Southside 940 1368 1510 254,000
YOC 103+ N/A N/A N/A
Northside 758 1055 1250 168,750
Wilson 782 1292 1408 213,220
Academy 393 444 544 78,882
Grissom 490 524 556 73,945
Longfellow 312 324 420 55,238
Mitchell 262 256 280 40,552
North View 336 300 360 48,085
South View 558 676 600 75,898
Storer 278 380 508 72,512
Sutton  371 500 576 73,999
West View 307 368 388 53,785
         
TOTAL 6794+ 9,248 10,306 1,528,866
(12,883  100%)
X Official Enrollment 9/14/12
*Ideal/Optimum enrollment to preserve ancillary programming needs (per BRTF consultants)
# 80% of absolute maximum number of students that could be in all classrooms at one time
   (per MCS administrators)





State Fund Property Tax Cap Loss
 
State Funding Property Tax Cap Losses # 2009.................$47,407,801 $ -2,673,720 2010.................$48,507,642 $ -5,152,784 2011.................$48,463,189 $ -5,794,174
2012.................$46,828,818 $ -6,594,134
2013*...............$47,731,195 $ -8,746,133 2014*................$46,930,578 ?
2015*................$46,625,509 ?
* State Projections # Per Delaware County Auditor


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