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WCSD enrollment outlook stable for next five years

Enrollment in Williamsville schools is expected to remain stable for the next five years, according to an annual report compiled by the Syracuse-based R/E/D Group. Lead researcher Dr. Steven Grossman presented the enrollment projection report to the Board of Education at its meeting Nov. 13. 

According to Dr. Grossman, increases in elementary and middle school enrollments will increase over the next five years while high school enrollment will decrease. The report concludes that no changes in attendance areas, facilities, or open enrollment options would be necessary due to enrollment fluctuations through 2024. Among the key factors considered in the projection analysis are in-migration,i.e., families moving into the district; changes in kindergarten enrollments; current district enrollment; and the economy. 

Following the presentation, the Board voted to keep the following schools available for open enrollment in 2019-2020: Forest and Dodge elementary schools; Casey and Heim middle schools; and all three Williamsville high schools. 

Dr. Grossman's presentation is available in BoardDocs, under the Superintendents Report for the November 13, 2018 meeting . 

Nov. 13 , 2018 Recognition Photo:
Williamsville East students Ellery Farbo and Alexander Francisco were recognized by the Board of Education for being selected as 2018 all-state music student composers. Their original compositions will be performed Nov. 30 at the annual NYSSMA Conference in Rochester, NY. 
Also, Williamsville East Music Teacher, Dr. Steven Shewan, was recognized for winning two national composition contests: the 21st Annual Welcome Christmas Carol Composition Contest from Vocal Essence, a Minneapolis-based choral music organization, and the 2018 Edwin Fissinger Choral Composition Prize from North Dakota State University.  The three honorees are pictured with (from left): Board President Shawn Lemay; East Principal Brian Swatland; and Superintendent Dr. Scott Martzloff.

Board Recognition, November 13, 2018

Related Links: 
11.13.18 School Board Notes
11.13.18 Meeting Video