HCPSS MPIA Request #2023-015

Dennis Kenez
Requested Information
Requesting the current capacity utilization numbers and current number of relocatable classrooms for every individual HCPSS school.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, this information can be found in publicly available data. First, the number of relocatables being used by school is available in this Board of Education report from March 2022: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/CCKMVZ5B9D30/$file/03%2024%202022%20Assignment%20of%20Relocatable%20Classrooms.pdf. Attachment 2 contains the number used at the time (SY21-22) and proposed (SY22-23) by school. This recommendation/proposal was adopted, thus the SY22-23 (current) numbers are as they appear in that chart.

For capacity utilization, the most recent calculation was published in the Feasibility Study from June 2022: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/CF8U557A4D7E/$file/06%2009%202022%20Feasibility%20Study%20BR.pdf. This report uses official SY21-22 enrollment (taken September 30th each year) and school capacities for a capacity utilization calculation for that year. Charts and maps beginning on page 28 of the document contain the capacity for SY22-23 and beyond, as well as utilization based on projections for SY22-23 and future years. Because enrollment is not officially taken until September 30th each year (and then certified by MSDE), the current utilization for SY22-23 has not been calculated.

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