What will the the configuration of the Bristol Public Schools look like in the fall of 2022? Continue with neighborhood schools? Convert to K-8’s? A single middle school? That is the decision that will be made by the BOE at the January 3, 2018 BOE meeting.

The four options being considered were developed as part of a commissioned “Feasibility Study” and have just recently been released. You can read the full document here- Bristol Schools Study-FINAL 11-21-2017

The options are…

Option 1 – No Change

Keeps all schools open and makes significant renovations to many schools.

Adds a 6-12 Arts Magnet School at Memorial Boulevard.

 

Option 2 – Full Conversion to K-8 Schools

Converts Chippens Hill to a K-8

Demolishes Northeast Middle School.

Converts Ivy Drive and Mountain View to K-8’s (with building expansions)

Closes Edgewood, Hubbell, South Side, and Stafford.

Adds a 6-12 Arts Magnet School at Memorial Boulevard.

 

Option 3 – One Middle School (NEMS version)

Replaces NEMS with a newly constructed middle school on the same site.

Converts Chippens Hill into K-8.

Closes Stafford and South Side.

Adds a 6-12 Arts Magnet School at Memorial Boulevard.

 

Option 4 –  One Middle School (CHMS version)

Keeps CHMS as is.

Converts Northeast to K-8.

Closes Edgewood and Stafford.

Adds a 6-12 Arts Magnet School at Memorial Boulevard.

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