If HS8 holds 1600 students and 695 come from Lansdowne on the Potomac and Lansdowne Village Green, where will the rest come from? The Broad Run and Stone Bridge High School attendance zones, according to LCPS planner Sara Howard O-Brien. This map was colored in by Broad Run School Board member Kevin Keusters; the purple indicates areas that are built out. [Click to enlarge the map.].
Lansdowne High School is planned to have a capacity of 1600 students, according to Loudoun County Public Schools planners. LCPS Land Management Supervisor Sara Howard O’Brien told the Lansdowne Conservancy last week that 695 students would come from Lansdowne on the Potomac and Lansdowne Village Green, with the majority, 905 students, coming from the Stone Bridge and Broad Run High School attendance zones south of Route 7. She said attendance zones for HS8 will be determined in the Spring of 2013 along with Stone Bridge, Broad Run, Briar Woods, and Tuscarora High Schools.
Middle school zones for Belmont Ridge, Eagle Ridge, Farmwell, Trailside, and Stone Hill Middle Schools. will be considered concurrently, Howard-O’Brien said.
LCPS weighs seven factors when assigning attendance areas. Facilities, proximity, community and demographics are “initial considerations” and accessibility, stability, and cluster alignment are “further considerations.”
If you were hired to perform Director of Planning and Legislative Services Sam Adamo’s job, what would you do about Lansdowne Village Green? Would you continue to bus students from Lansdowne Town Center to Belmont Station Elementary? Or would you assign them to Seldens Landing, their most proximate school?
Where would you build a school to accommodate overflow from Briar Woods and Broad Run High Schools?