Each year the Board will review its school assignment plan and make adjustments when needed. Attendance area boundaries shall be shown on maps approved by the board.
Maps depicting school zones shall be open to public inspection.
The Board shall complete its school assignment plan by May 1 of each year, including assignment of exceptional children.
Any proposed changes in the adopted school assignment plan which are made after May 1 shall require a notice, a waiver of policy 6202.2, and a public hearing except as provided in 6202.2B.
Notification of assignment of students for the coming school year shall be made and distributed prior to June 1.
As needed to control and stabilize the growth in student membership at overcrowded schools, the board may reassign students to less crowded schools through the use of pre-assignment strategies, including but not necessarily limited to:
The implementation of a pre-assignment plan, effective on a date established by the Board, after which all residential subdivisions approved by an authorized jurisdiction will be automatically and without further action of the Board, included in the assignment areas for alternate schools designated by the Board. Such assignments shall continue until the Board approves a change in the school assignments for the affected subdivisions.
Legal Reference: G.S. 115C-45(c), G.S. 115C-116, G.S. 115C-366(b), and G.S. 115C-368
Adopted: August 9, 1976
Revised: January 17, 1983
Revised: May 16, 1983
Revised: November 18, 1991
Revised: April 21, 1997