COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Columbia Board of Education will hear recommendations on a possible change to attendance areas Monday night, which could lead to changes in the local real estate market.
According to the agenda, district leaders and the company contracted to look into any potential changes Cooperative Strategies will recommend the Phase 1 Elementary Attendance Area Boundaries for Parkade Elementary to the Board of Education.
Watch the meeting in the video player below, beginning at 6:30.
According to Cooperative Strategies, Parkade Elementary is currently at 130% capacity and is slated to be at 142% by 2024. The plan includes moving students to Alpha Hart Elementary School.
Chris Newman with The Company Real Estate said anytime school boundaries change, more people look to buy and sell their homes.
“Parents have to make tough decisions, and in general, parents want their students to stay at the same schools…