Seeking to head off potential attendance boundary issues, the Palm Beach County School Board is expected to have a final vote Wednesday night on both a parent warning system for impending crowding problems and expansion of “grandfathering” to allow more students to finish at overcrowded schools.
As dozens of schools in such high-growth areas as west Boynton Beach continue to push beyond, and cause reworkings of their existing attendance boundaries, school district officials are struggling to find ways to keep those schools from becoming too crowded — and parents from becoming irate about their kids’ learning environment.
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The Palm Beach County School District is projecting the following schools will become overcrowded in the next five years:
Beacon Cove Intermediate
Palm Beach Public
John I. Leonard
Palm Beach Central
Royal Palm Beach
Source: Palm Beach County School District.