School Boundary Review Process – Updates
August 22, 2019 — Superintendent Presents Boundary Review Recommendations →
Howard County Public School System Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano presented his recommendations to balance school capacity utilization, provide relief to schools most impacted by crowding, and address inequities in the distribution of students affected by poverty, during the Howard County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
Read Dr. Martirano’s message to the community regarding his Recommended Attendance Area Adjustment Plan.
The four public input sessions have concluded; however, you can continue to provide feedback to help inform the Superintendent’s recommendations, by completing the online survey or submitting alternative boundary solutions by August 1.
July 12, 2019 — Boundary Review Updates: Community Input Sessions Begin →
The first of four community input sessions took place this week at Oakland Mills High School, allowing community members to review the options outlined in the 2019 Feasibility Study and collaborate on solutions with other members of the community in small group sessions.
The Attendance Area Committee (AAC) continued their work Tuesday, June 25 to review options presented in the 2019 Feasibility Study and make recommendations to the Superintendent.
The Attendance Area Committee (AAC) began their work Tuesday, June 18 to review options presented in the 2019 Feasibility Study and make recommendations to the Superintendent. The AAC’s recommendations will help inform Dr. Martirano’s proposal to the Board of Education, scheduled to be presented during the August 20 Board meeting.
The 2019 Feasibility Study was presented to the Board of Education on June 13, marking the beginning of a boundary review process that will conclude with the Board’s final decisions on November 21 for implementation in the 2020-2021 school year.
On January 24, the Board of Education directed that HCPSS initiate a systemwide school boundary review, which could potentially impact any or all of the 74 comprehensive schools in our system for the 2020–2021 school year.