NCSD Announces 4 School Closures

10/24/17
Submitted By Sefenech Henok

ITS OFFICIAL, 4 NATRONA COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCED THEIR FINAL DECISION MONDAY NIGHT DURING THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE PROPOSED CLOSURES OF WILLIARD ELEMENTARY, FRONTIER MIDDLE SCHOOL, MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY AND UNIVERSITY PARK. THIS DECISION COMES AS A RESULT OF LOW ENROLLMENT NUMBERS AND A STRAINED EDUCATION BUDGET. SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICIALS WILL ASSIST THOSE FAMILIES AND STAFF IMPACTED AS THEY TRANSITION TO NEW SCHOOLS, NEXT FALL.

THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR:

1. WILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2. FRONTIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
3. UNIVERSITY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4. MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL