City Council Meeting
3 items ∙ Mon, Oct 3, 2022 at 6:30pm
Agenda item 3 of 3
Item No. 3 - Proposed Jeffco Elem. School Closures
On August 25, 2022 the Jeffco Public Schools staff made a recommendation to the Board of Education for school closures and consolidations effective for the 2023-24 school year. A total of sixteen elementary schools are proposed for closure, of which, three are in Wheat Ridge. New Classical Academy at Vivian is proposed to close and consolidate with Stober. Wilmore-Davis is proposed to close and consolidate with Stevens. Kullerstrand is proposed to close and consolidate with Prospect Valley. Councilmembers Stites and Nosler Beck received consensus from City Council at the September 26, 2022 regualar meeting to discuss options of drafting a letter to the Board of Education and/or approval of a resolution in opposition of the school closings. Following is their proposed outline of an agenda: • Overview of JeffCo School District School closure plan and timeline. • Update on Wheat Ridge data and schools closing and schools receiving schools. • Review the draft letter asking for postponing the November 10th vote to allow for time for a more robust community engagement strategy And/OR vote no on 16 school closures on November 10, 2022.
Item No. 3 - Proposed Jeffco School Closures ( 12.24 MB )
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