Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Students will be moved from Nantucket to Crofton Meadows elementary schools.
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education has approved a redistricting plan that would shift student populations from Nantucket to Crofton Meadows elementary schools. The bulk of the plan, which was crafted by a committee of parents and endorsed by Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, will go into effect for the 2014-15 school year. The plan was designed to address overcrowding at Nantucket Elementary. The main provisions of the plan are as follows:
Monday, April 1, 2013
It looks like another busy week in Crofton.
We'll be following these events this week in the Crofton area. If you'd like to let us know about an event, add it directly to our calendar. County Council Meeting When: Monday, 7 p.m. Where: 44 Calvert St., Annapolis Details: The council will again take up the issue of a stormwater fee, as well as a bill relating to animal control licenses. Meeting on Crofton Water Line When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: Nantucket Elementary School Details: The county will hold a public meeting to discuss details on a water line between Reidel Road and Route 3. Board to Vote on School Redistricting When: Wednesday, 10 a.m. Where: 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis Details: The school board is expected to approve a plan to reduce overcrowding at Nantucket …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The plan to move some students out of Nantucket Elementary School has been endorsed by parents and Superintendent Kevin Maxwell.
The Anne Arundel Board of Education will vote next week on a redistricting plan for schools in Crofton. The plan, which was presented to the board by parents involved in a special redistricting committee, seeks to address overcrowding at Nantucket Elementary School. It has received the endorsement of Superintendent Kevin Maxwell. Under the plan, an estimated 113 students will be moved from Nantucket to Crofton Meadows Elementary for the 2014 school year. The plan would also move approximately 59 students from Nantucket to Crofton Elementary in 2015. The board will vote on the plan during its meeting Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m. in Annapolis. See also:
Monday, January 7, 2013
The school board will vote on what plan to take to public hearing.
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education on Wednesday will vote on whether to take a school redistricting plan for Crofton to public hearings. The board will vote on a proposal designed to reduce overcrowding at Nantucket Elementary School. Thus far, it is the only proposal before the board. The redistricting plan comes with the recommendation of Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, and is identical to one presented by a committee of parents and community members last fall. The plan calls for: The date of any public hearings have not yet been set, and the board could still consider any redistricting plans from the community. It must approve a redistricting plan of some kind by April 30. See also:
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
As parents start their work on solving the overcrowding problem at Nantucket Elementary, Patch offers a look at the school enrollment numbers in the Crofton area.
The 16-member committee charged with recommending ways to redistrict schools in Crofton got its start on Monday night. Now the group is neck deep in data and will meet several more times before presenting a plan to Anne Arundel County Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell. The enrollment numbers from the school system make it clear that Nantucket Elementary School has an overcrowding problem. Projected enrollment for 2012 is 819, and the school has a capacity of just 684. Meanwhile, Crofton Woods Elementary is close to capacity and Crofton Elementary is almost 90 percent full. Crofton Meadows, however, has some space. Here are the current and projected numbers. Note that enrollment data for 2012 won't be officially ready until Sept. 30. …