Florida district may cap enrollment at crowded elementary

June 21, 2007
Melbourne school operated at 26 percent over capacity last year.

The Brevard County (Fla.) School Board is considering whether to freeze enrollment at Roy Allen Elementary -- the most crowded elementary school in the district -- and bus any new students to schools with more space. The Melbourne school was designed to accommodate up to 648 students. But last year, the school operated at 126 percent capacity, serving more than 800 students with the help of seven portable classrooms.

Click here to read The Florida Today article.

Sponsored Recommendations

Providing solutions that help creativity, collaboration, and communication.

Discover why we’re a one-stop shop for all things education. See how ODP Business Solutions can help empower your students, school, and district to succeed by supporting healthier...

Building Futures: Transforming K–12 Learning Environments for Tomorrow's Leaders

Discover how ODP Business Solutions® Workspace Interiors partnered with a pioneering school system, overcoming supply chain challenges to furnish 18 new K–12 campuses across 4...

How to design flexible learning spaces that teachers love and use

Unlock the potential of flexible learning spaces with expert guidance from school districts and educational furniture providers. Discover how to seamlessly integrate adaptive ...

Blurring the Lines in Education Design: K–12 to Higher Ed to Corporate America

Discover the seamless integration of educational and corporate design principles, shaping tomorrow's leaders from kindergarten to boardroom. Explore innovative classroom layouts...