MAIN STREET JOURNAL – Marlborough Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bergeron has a lot of exciting things happening in his district this year, not the least of which is a new school currently under construction that will be ready for occupancy in August of 2020. The city will be reimbursed $29M of the $56.4M cost. The school will serve students in grades K through five.
When the, as yet, unnamed new school opens, all fifth grade students will be moved out of Whitcomb School into elementary buildings. That will allow a move of the district administration offices into Whitcomb, which, in turn, will open the door for expansion of preschool classes at the current District Education Center.
One of the big challenges associated with the new school opening will be redistricting the elementary student population with the goal of spreading enrollment appropriately across all four elementary buildings. A consultant has been hired to help with the process.
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