Changes to attendance zones will affect seven North Arlington schools.
The Arlington School Board will host a public hearing on proposed boundary changes that affect seven North Arlington schools at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The hearing will be at the Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. The changes are necessary to accommodate the planned addition of a new elementary school in Williamsburg and to help alleviate overcrowding. Following more than 40 community meetings and three slightly different plans to change attendance zone boundaries, Superintendent Pat Murphy recommended his plan last month. The school board will hold a second hearing on this matter on April 23. Read more:
Arlington Public Schools has planned several meetings for December.
Arlington Public Schools has begun hosting community meetings to discuss boundaries for a new elementary school on the Williamsburg Middle School campus. The school board has identified the following seven elementary school communities to directly engage in this process: Ashlawn, Glebe, Jamestown, McKinley, Nottingham, Taylor and Tuckahoe. The next meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor Elementary School, 2600 N. Stuart St. Future meetings In the past five years, the number of students in the school system has grown by 28 percent, according to APS. The new $28.1 million elementary school on Williamsburg’s campus would add 600 seats. For more information on the More Seats for More Students process, visit the Arlington Public …