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  • The Auburn School Board has used an ad hoc citizen’s committee to develop recommendations regarding specific issues. Our student population continues to increase within the district. Over the last five years, the district has grown by 1,965 students requiring a review and balancing of enrollment.  Consequently, it is necessary to review attendance areas at all levels PK-12.  During the winter and spring of 2020, an Attendance Area Committee will be convened to review the boundaries of each elementary, middle and high school, and to make recommendations to the School Board for accommodating student enrollment in the Auburn School District throughout the Building for Learning phases that are scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2022.  Given the expanse of this charge, we are seeking community members representative of our  Auburn School District community.  The committee will meet nearly every Wednesday starting January 29th through April from 6-8pm. We will also be hosting community sessions during the month of January at the four middle schools to learn from those unable to participate in the committee.  

    Per School Board Policy 3130, the following factors must be considered by the committee in making recommendations: 

    1. Minimizing the disruption of the students and maintaining learning programs.
    2. Maintaining established neighborhood groupings. 
    3. Retaining siblings in the same school. 
    4. Maintaining relationship with the middle school and/or high school attendance area.
    5. Adjusting class loads to available space. 

    Coordinating transportation routes within attendance area.

    Attendance Area Committee Meeting Dates
    (6 to 8 pm - Child care will be provided for school-age children)

    January 29
    February 5, 12, 26
    March 4, 11, 18, 25
    April 1, 15, 22

    If you would like to be considered for the Attendance Area Committee, click here.

    Not everybody is able to join this committee, so if you have input that you would like the committee to know to guide their work and decision making, please consider attending one of our four listening sessions. If you cannot attend a session, please click here to submit thoughts electronically.

    Community Sessions

    Cascade Middle School - January 13, 5:30 pm to 6 pm
    Olympic Middle School - January 13,  5:30 pm to 6 pm
    Mt. Baker Middle School - January 16, 6 to 6:30 pm
    Rainier Middle School - January 16, 6 to 6:30 pm

    Questions?

    Contact Rhonda Larson, assistant superintendent or Ryan Foster, associate superintendent.