Building Projects

Update from December 2016

The new attendance boundary lines, which will be effective the 2018-19 school year, are depicted HERE.  Please contact the district office, Darlene Birdeau, with questions at 262-971-1800.

Update from November 2016

Attendance Boundary Lines for 2018-19 

On November 14, the board approved school attendance boundary lines changes.  HERE is a link to a presentation which provides background on the decision, the approved boundary line changes and a brief update on the referendum projects.  The changes will be in effect at the start of 2018-19 school year and were the result of the passing of the $43.18M referendum which has the district closing Tess Corners and Muskego Elementary schools.    

Parents provided feedback on the boundary line decisions in spring 2016 through a parent survey and face-to-face meetings in May and September 2016. Administration worked with Applied Population Lab and the City of Muskego to understand student enrollment projections.  The boundary line changes will have an impact on many students and families across our system (LINK to impact by school/grade).  Parents interested in having the district consider a request for an intra-district transfer for the 2018-19 school year may complete an application by April 30, 2018.  Applications are available HERE.  

Update from September 2016

The passing of the $43.18M referendum will result in our district serving students in a 3-2-1 school organization model (three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school). Due to the closing of Tess Corners and Muskego Elementary, we need to adjust school boundaries for the three remaining elementary schools and consider boundary adjustments for Lake Denoon and the new middle school. Parents provided feedback on the boundary line decisions in spring 2016 through a parent survey and face-to-face meetings. With the parent survey results as a guide, we drafted two boundary line change options for the board to consider. These options were also shared with parents who attended feedback sessions in September. HERE is a link to the presentation shared during the parent feedback meetings. Currently, Applied Population Lab is working with the district to ensure accurate enrollment numbers within the newly drafted attendance boundary line options. 

We plan to bring a recommended plan to the Board for their consideration on October 24, 2016.

Update from August 4, 2016:

Elementary and Middle School Attendance Boundaries for 2018-19

As a reminder, with the passing of our $43.18M referendum, our district will serve students in a 3-2-1 school organization model (three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school).  With the closing of Tess Corners and Muskego Elementary, we will need to adjust school boundaries for the three remaining elementary schools and consider boundary adjustments for Lake Denoon and the new middle school.  To date, we offered three face-to-face parent forums in May and June to gather parent thoughts and ideas on potential boundary line changes.  We also deployed a parent input survey to enlist a larger parent voice in the process.  Below are the survey results.

  • Thank you to the 648 respondents for taking the time to take the survey!

  • Response distribution by schools (2015-16 year):

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  • Response distribution by grade (2015-16):

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  • Priority Ranking ("To assist us in determining district attendance boundaries, please prioritize by rank ordering the following objectives according to importance:")  

Highest Priority - Home proximity is closest to the school a student will be attending

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  • 2nd Priority - Students attending an elementary will attend the same middle school (this may result in current school boundary lines being redrawn):

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  • Lowest Priority - Least disruptive to current elementary and middle school boundary lines (this may result in students being split at middle school)

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  • Open ended response themes - these do not include comments related to the objectives above (home proximity, splitting at middle school, disrupting current boundary lines):

    • Provide an option for intra-district transfers or grandfathering for students

    • Consider bus routes (start/stop times, length of ride)

    • Keep siblings together

    • Keep neighborhoods together

 

With these results as a guide, we will create draft boundary line changes and share options with parents in September.  If you have a child enrolled in 4k-6th grade for the 2016-17 school year, please consider joining us on one of the following dates/times to provide your feedback (held at the Educational Services Center - S87 W18763 Woods Road):  

  • September 14 (Wed) noon

  • September 14 (Wed) 5:30

  • September 21 (Wed) 6:30

 

In October, administration will bring boundary line recommendations to the board for their consideration and final approval.

UPDATE FROM MAY 19, 2016:

Elementary and Middle School Attendance Boundaries for 2018-19 (Parent IC Message Sent on May 19) :

The referendum, which passed in April 2016, creates a 3-2-1 school organization by establishing three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.  With the closing of Tess Corners and Muskego Elementary, we will need to adjust school boundaries for the three remaining elementary schools and consider boundary adjustments for Lake Denoon and the new middle school.

We want to know your thoughts and hear your ideas!  If you are interested, please join administration on one of the following dates and times:

  • May 25 (Wednesday)

    • 7 PM - Muskego Elementary - Gym

  • June 6 (Monday)

    • Noon - ESC

    • 6PM - Bay Lane - Commons

We will also deploy a parent input survey to enlist a larger parent voice in the decision-making process.  In addition, a second round of feedback sessions may be provided to parents in fall.  Administration will bring boundary line recommendations to the board in fall 2016 for their consideration and final approval.

 


UPDATE FROM MAY 4, 2016:

With the passing of the referendum on April 5, 2016, project planning has started.  Building Advisory Teams have been created to provide input into the design of:

  1. Mill Valley (renovations and additions to serve more elementary students) 
  2. A New middle school on district property off North Cape
  3. Country Meadows (renovations to become an all elementary school)

Teams will meet regularly through the fall of 2016.  Bidding and construction on these projects will begin early 2017 with completion expect for the 2018-19 school year.

In September 2016, Lakeview staff will provide input on the playground and parking lot plans.  The LV project is projected to be completed in August of 2017.

Stay tuned for more information.

  • Muskego-Norway School District
  • S87 W18763 Woods Road, Muskego, WI 53150
  • Phone: 262-971-1800  •  Fax: 262-679-5790