Boundary Task Force Definition of Terms

BTF: Acronym for Boundary Task Force

SCO: School Community Organization - A group that meets to help keep families informed about their school and events.

Attendance Boundary: Typically a line around the school on a map which shows where the students that attend a particular school reside.  A similar term is attendance zone.

Island: There may be parts of a school’s boundary area that are not in the boundary line and which are surrounded by areas that attend another school.  These are often referred to as attendance islands.

Parameters: The specific concepts considered as the BTF makes its recommendations on the attendance areas for all of the SPASD elementary schools.  A similar term is considerations.  For the BTF work, SPASD provides the parameters.

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