The Farmington Mich board has decided to close Harrison High and two other schools WXYZ-TV

The Farmington (Mich.) board has decided to close Harrison High and two other schools.

Farmington (Mich.) board approves closure of 3 schools

Declining enrollment prompts closure of an elementary, middle and high school.

Faced with declining enrollment, the Farmington (Mich.) School Board has voted to close three schools in the next three years.

WXYZ-TV reports that the schools that will be shuttered are Harrison High School, Dunckel Middle School, and Highmeadow Common Campus, a K-4 school. All three campuses are in Farmington Hills.

The district's plans for the affected campuses:

  • Harrison High School will be closed for the 2019-2020 school year. Students will continue to enroll at Harrison until spring 2019. In 2019-20, all district high school students will attend either Farmington High School or North Farmington High School.
  • The Dunckel Middle School campus will be converted to Highmeadow K-8 STEAM Academy, beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The existing Highmeadow site will close at the end of 2016-17, and willbe converted to house the Farmington Community School and Alameda Early Childhood Center in the 2017-2018 school year.

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