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On November 21, 2019, the Board of Education approved changes to boundaries and grade structure. See the Board Action Summary.

You can check School Finder to see if a change was approved for your address.

The approved changes are as follows:

Flyer for Public Hearing Nov 12, 2019Community Forum presentation available HERE (updated 10-22-19). 

As a continuation of the district’s commitment to realigning all comprehensive sixth grades to middle school, for school year 2020-2021, the sixth grade from the following elementary schools will be realigned to the neighborhood middle schools

  • Allenwood Elementary School to Thurgood Marshall Middle School
  • Avalon Elementary School to Isaac Gourdine Middle School and Thurgood Marshall Middle School
  • North Forestville Elementary School to Walker Mill Middle School
  • Princeton Elementary School to Thurgood Marshall Middle School 

In order to accommodate expansion of the Spanish Immersion Program to middle years, modifications to comprehensive middle school boundaries will be implemented to ensure sufficient space is available at the selected program location: For school year 2020-2021, the following will apply:

Rising sixth-grade students from Patuxent Elementary School will matriculate to James Madison Middle School rather than Kettering Middle School.

Rising sixth-grade students from Marlton Elementary School will matriculate to Gwynn Park Middle School rather than James Madison Middle School.

In accordance with Section V of Administrative Procedure 8391 (Minor Boundary Change) the following adjustments to comprehensive school assignments will be implemented for school year 2020-2021:

  • Assign the Greenbelt Station development to Greenbelt Elementary School for grades K-5th and Eleanor Roosevelt High School for grades 9th-12th.
  • Assign the portion of Paint Branch Elementary School that feeds into Hyattsville Middle School to Greenbelt Middle School for grades 7th-8th.

 Boundary Process Timeline

Date      Activity - Community Forums
October 14, 2019   Whitehall Elementary School
October 15, 2019   Kettering Middle School
October 16, 2019   Benjamin Tasker Middle School
October 24, 2019   Board Meeting Discussion Item
November 7, 2019   Introduction to Board (First Reader)
November 12, 2019   Boundary Public Hearing
November 21, 2019   Board Vote (Second Reader)
December 8, 2019   Families notified of approved changes
September 2020   Implementation


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