Staff members presented the district’s annual Facilities Utilization Report to the Board of Education on February 5, providing a snapshot of how the district uses its 169 schools, and how factors such as the use of temporary mobile classrooms and changes in programming impact school capacity.
The data establishes a baseline for district leaders to consider as they continue with plans to expand and build new schools through a bond referendum in 2013. View the documents >>
New students, new schools
The report shows that on the 20th day of the 2012-13 school year, WCPSS had 149,508 students, an increase of 2,821 students as compared to the same day during the previous school year.
The district added Richland Creek Elementary School, Rolesville Middle School, and the Wake Leadership Academies, creating many new opportunities for students this year. Several newer schools also continue to add grade levels each year as students move up. Continue Reading . . .