The next six years will likely herald a number of changes for students living in the
Districts officials think they will need to build two new schools, add wings to existing structures and convert two schools into new facilities in order to accommodate expected population growth.
Each month, 90 new homes hit the market, according to a presentation given to the Walton County School Board last month.
“The new buyers tend to be younger families with school-age children,” the 20-slide presentation noted.
Superintendent Carlene Anderson said the recommendations were based on information staff gathered from developers and historical growth data.
“This is all predictions,” she said. “The Board hasn’t made any decisions.”
Any approved changes would be funded through the district’s capital budget, not the operating one used predominantly to pay for staff salaries.
The list of recommendations called for the construction of a new elementary school on property the district is in the process of purchasing near the
At the same time, the district is also looking at building a new fourth-eighth grade school on donated property in