Ritenour to Host School Boundary Planning Meetings Dec. 13 and Dec. 15
The Ritenour School District is hosting meetings at each elementary and middle school in December to provide information and seek feedback about potential changes to school boundaries. The meetings will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 13 and Thursday, Dec. 15.
These introductory meetings will provide an overview of the redistricting process. All participants will be asked to provide feedback that will be crucial to developing potential new school boundaries.
The meetings will take place on the dates and times listed below. Please RSVP for the meetings by clicking on the links below:
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022:
Hoech Middle School: 5-6 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Buder Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Kratz Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Marvin Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022:
Ritenour Middle School: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Iveland Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Marion Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Wyland Elementary: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (RSVP Here)
Enrollment in the Ritenour School District has been exceptionally steady since the 1980s, with between 6,000 and 6,500 students enrolled each year. But, in the past decade, the district has seen higher enrollments at the elementary school level. This has created an imbalance in attendance of the district’s elementary schools. While schools like Kratz Elementary on the northern side of Ritenour have been gaining more students each year, nearly pushing them past capacity, some of our other schools like Buder Elementary on the southwest side of the District have experienced significant decreases in student enrollment.
Parents and community members are encouraged to share their ideas as Ritenour reviews key factors associated with the potential redrawing of elementary and middle school boundary lines to help balance the attendance in these buildings. The meetings in December will be the first step in the development of potential new school boundaries. Ritenour will continue to host community meetings to seek feedback throughout the process.
For more information, please visit the Ritenour redistricting website or email email@example.com.