Posted: May 20, 2013 9:05 PM by Mike Manzoni -- email@example.com
Updated: May 21, 2013 11:09 AM
CORPUS CHRISTI -- The Corpus Christi Independent School District met Monday afternoon to discuss whether or not it wants to keep the existing Mary Carroll High School once the new one opens in August 2015.
School officials initially planned to re-purpose the existing school as either a middle school or administrative office building, but they are reconsidering that plan after a recent survey found the high school age population on the city's South Side is expected to grow in the coming years.
Under the five high schools option, students at all campuses district-wide would be affected, which would mean some of them would have to move to a different high school.
Under the six high schools option, only students at Mary Carroll and W.B. Ray High Schools would be affected.
Students who are seniors when the changes go into effect would be allowed to remain and graduate from their current high school.
Either way, the board will have to redraw its boundary lines which will force some students to move to a different high school.
The school board will not make a decision on whether to stick with five high schools or go to six until sometime later this summer. The board does not plan to make any decisions on boundary line changes until next summer.
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