Board Policies


Adoption Date: Dec 27, 1993
Revision Date: Apr 28, 2004
7100 - FACILITIES PLANNING

The Board recognizes that careful, prudent planning is essential to the efficient operation of the schools and that planning must be grounded on accurate data.  In order to assure that future Corporation construction supports the educational program and responds to community needs, the Board will prepare a capital projects plan and will revise that plan annually thereafter.

In order to apprise the Board of the continuing relevance of the Board’s capital construction plan, the Superintendent shall:

A. annually report to the Board on the number of resident students attending school;

B. report to the Board on the enrollment by grades during the school year annually;

C. conduct a “kindergarten roundup” each spring of the number of students who will be enrolled in the schools of the Corporation in August of the year in which the estimate is made and report the results to the Board;

D. prepare student enrollment projections every year and compare the actual enrollment figures to the previously projected figures to detect early, for the benefit of the Board, any changes in enrollment trends.

In planning for the enlargement or modification of its facilities, the Board shall consider not only the number of children whose educational needs must be met, but also the physical requirements of the program it deems best suited to meet those needs.  Each school building and site shall provide suitable accommodations to carry out the educational program of the school including provision for the disabled, pursuant to law and regulation.

References:
I.C. 21-2-15
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