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Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Parkland, Cooper City and Hollywood parents need to look at proposed school boundary changes


A Community Boundary Conference will be hosted by School Board Members regarding School Boundaries for all impacted communities regarding any and all potential boundary changes. The Superintendent’s initial

Current boundaries - click for larger image.

boundary recommendations with detailed scenario maps and rationales will be presented and discussed providing community members an opportunity for input. Please distribute this message to all interested parties in your community. The same materials will be discussed at all events.

Community Input Form:
click here to provide input online


McArthur High School


Wednesday, November 4, 2009 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:00 p.m.


Taravella High School


Friday, November 20, 2009 9:00 a.m.

Monday, November 23, 2009 7:00 p.m.

This is an opportunity to voice an opinion on the Superintendent’s initial proposed boundary recommendations. Boundary recommendations are can be viewed from the School Boundaries Web site at:

If you need additional information please telephone the School Boundaries Department at (754) 321-2480.


Superintendent’s Initial
Boundary Recommendations

(Step 9)

(Step 10)
Superintendent’s Final
Boundary Recommendations

Frequently Asked
(will be updated
as questions
are recieved)

Wedge Annexation
Elementary School
Option A: Wedge Area to Park Trails Elementary
Option B: Wedge Area to Heron Heights Elementary
Option C: Wedge Area to Park Trails ES and Heron Heights Elementary

Community Conferences
11/4/2009 -

available following
December 8 Workshop IV

coming soon…

Wedge Annexation
Middle School
Option A: Wedge Area to Westglades Middle
Option B: None (no other adjacent/contiguous school boundary)
Wedge Annexation
High School
Option A: Wedge Area to Stoneman Douglas High
Option B: None (no other adjacent/contiguous school boundary)
New School “C” Montessori
(Proposed PreK-8)
Option A: With 150 Choice Seat Area
Option B: Without 150 Choice Seat Area
Virginia Shuman Young
Elementary School
Recommendation: North of Interstate 595
Sunrise Middle School Recommendation: North of Interstate 595
Pioneer Middle School Option A: Pioneer to Pines to Apollo Middle
Option B: Pioneer to Driftwood to Apollo Middle

Related posts:

  1. Times for school boundary meetings change
  2. Final school boundary meeting tonight in Coral Springs
  3. A sea of red protests school boundary changes in Cooper City
  4. Two school boundary meetings Monday Nov. 8 and 15
  5. Pioneer Middle School changes to be officially postponed after public hearings

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Oct 28 2009. Filed under Broward County, Coral Springs, Families, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Local news, Parkland, Schools, cooper city. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

4 Comments for “Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Parkland, Cooper City and Hollywood parents need to look at proposed school boundary changes”

  1. Sharon T.

    Here was what I walked away from the workshop at Cooper City High last night.

    I personally came away from the meeting with a sense that this is all about the school board and county monies received for each school in that county. If Apollo, which happens to be the focus at this time, isn’t attracting families to that area to fill the classrooms, then families should not be punished for wanting to live in those communities that have schools that do attract them to the area. I both agree and disagree with Stephen Meltzer we do need to focus on pulling together as one and vigorously lobbying the legislators, school board members and the county commissioners by emails, faxes, phone calls and hand written letters. We need to burn up their phone and fax lines on a weekly if not daily basis.

    We must get the legislators to change the Class Size Amendment and the Inter Local Agreement. The portables at Pioneer are not included in the Class Size Amendment and Inter Local Agreement but yet our county and School board have allowed them instead of putting the money for those to better use such as building on to the school. Cooper City High just within the last 3 years has had another wing built and all who go to Pioneer then go on to Cooper City High?? From my notes the School board can extend the deadline from 2015 to 2018 in order to try and avoid this, lets hope that enough of the parents in Broward county show up to the two Nov. meetings and voice our concerns so that we can get their attention. I for one will take my child out of the public school system and either pay for private or I will home school my child. If enough parents commit to doing this then the county will receive less than they receive now. Lets hope they wise up and do what is right.

    Sharon Taylor
    Cooper City

  2. kathy smith

    So what will the boundaries be?

    • BrowardNETOnline

      The chart at the bottom of the story has clickable links to pull up maps of the boundaries. If you potentially live in affected areas, review the maps to determine any impact. I don’t know where you live, else I’d guide you to which link to click on. But say you live near Pioneer Middle, or know your kids are scheduled to go there, click the links to pull up maps showing the recommended boundary changes.

      However, you alerted me that the links in the chart weren’t working correctly, so I have fixed it. You should be able to click them now.

      Thanks much!

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