Over the Next 5 Years
Last year, Edison High School exceeded the state recommended operational capacity by over 60 students. This fall, the overcrowding has swelled to over 200 students and in the next 4-7 years, the projected deficit gap is estimated to be over 400 students. Expanding our school district’s high school building will preserve the quality of our education by maintaining full-day class schedules for our high school students. The referendum will provide Edison High School with strategic renovations and new additions that not only will eliminate overcrowding issues, but also will improve and expand the educational opportunities of our students as they prepare for college and careers in new science labs, technology labs, and classrooms with enhanced learning environments that promote 21st century teaching and learning methodologies.
Edison High School has a current District Practice Operational Capacity of 1,969. Its 10-Year enrollment projection is 2,376 students, which results in a projected capacity gap of 407 students. The new rooms shall increase the District Practice operational capacity to accommodate the capacity gap and improve functional operations. Edison High School will see strategic renovations through the referendum that will not only address current overcrowding issues, but also improve the educational quality of our students as they prepare for college.
The additions and renovations are not only improving the students’ quality of education, but also improving the community. The overcrowding is due to the fact that many people want to move to Edison because of the school district. However, if the schools are forced to utilize more trailers and come up with more short-term solutions, less people will want to move to Edison, resulting in the decrease of the value of your home. This referendum will create a better learning environment and continue to positively affect the community.