BOARD OF EDUCATIONLONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ____________________________________________________________________________ SUBJECT: Monroe K-8 Boundary Elimination and Enclosures: Exhibit A-BBoundary Adjustment Recommendation ____________________________________________________________________________ CATEGORY: New Business Reason for BoardConsideration: ActionFacilities Development & Planning Date: December 4, 2012Business Department ____________________________________________________________________________
As the District faces expenditure reductions due to the state’s budget deficit, a boundary eliminationfor Monroe K-8 School is being recommended for the Board’s consideration. Contingent upon theBoard’s approval of the Monroe school closure, a boundary adjustment is being recommended forCleveland Elementary School and Bancroft Middle School. The entire Monroe K-8 School boundaryis proposed to become part of Cleveland’s elementary school boundary, and Cleveland’s proposednew boundary will then become part of Bancroft’s existing middle school boundary.
Approve the elimination of the Monroe K-8 School boundary and approve the boundary adjustmentat Cleveland Elementary and Bancroft Middle as follows:
Cleveland Elementary School (Exhibit A)
– add the existing Monroe K-5 boundary,bounded by Carson to the south, Palo Verde to the west, Centralia to the north, and the SanGabriel River to the east, to the existing Cleveland Elementary School Boundary
Bancroft Middle School (Exhibit B)
—add the proposed new Cleveland boundary, boundedby Carson to the south, north along Palo Verde to Arbor, west along Arbor to Gondar, northalong Gondar to Del Amo, west along Del Amo to Faust, north along Faust to Eberle, eastalong Eberle past Turnergrove, northeast across the greenbelt to Carfax, northwest alongCarfax to Candlewood, Candlewood to the north, and the San Gabriel River to the east, tothe existing Bancroft Middle School boundary.In addition, staff recommends moving the Personnel Commission to the Monroe site beginning withthe 2013-14 school year.
Prepared by: Approved and Recommended:Carri Matsumoto Christopher SteinhauserExecutive Director Superintendent of SchoolsApproved by:James NovakChief Business & Financial Officer