San Elijo Hills attendance area meeting
Some of the members of the board here to answer questions are:
District Human Resources
District People Services
District for school ciriculum
Staff from San Elijo elementary
Staff from San Elijo middle
District committee- reviewed current enrollment in district, developed guiding principles for reviewing proximity , safety, diversity, reviewed demographics .
Reviewed proposals, goal was to come up with a consensus . Realigned maps several times to find an appropriate proposal.
Gary Hamils- is speaking now
History of district – state agency. We report to state . They set rules and goals. Use to be Richmond school district and our high school use to be Escondido high school.
Unified in 1976 to be the San Marcos school district. Made up of the following cities.
Original boundaries – San Marcos, Vista, Carlsbad, Escondido ,
San Elijo elementary k-5 and discovery
San Elijo middle
San Marcos high school
Original design to have 3 schools – the Belmont area was suppose to be the third school.
At the time the cost for that school was 15 million to buy. School district did not have the money to pay for that property. Therefore they had to give up the space.