The Williamsburg-James City County School Board has narrowed down the options for middle school redistricting, and is now looking for community input.
At their meeting Tuesday night, the board selected two maps — number two and four — to consider for redistricting.
After selecting the two maps, the division opened up an online survey, allowing the community to give feedback on each option.
The school board must redistrict middle schools to fill the new James Blair Middle School, which is located at the corner of Ironbound and Longhill roads and slated to open in September 2018.
Map two was presented to the board during a November meeting, but has since been modified to keep Ford’s Colony together at one school. The first version split off a portion of Ford’s Colony.
Map four is a new map that was created by the consultant after the school board requested an option that evened out the socioeconomic status of all schools. The map brings the percentages of students with free and reduced lunch closer to the division average, the website said.
The survey will be open until noon on Jan. 12. The board will receive the results at their Jan. 16 meeting.
The school board aims to adopt a middle school map at their Feb. 6 work session.
High school attendance zones will remain the same.
To take the middle school survey, visit the school division’s redistricting webpage.