There will be some changes due to the opening of Moore Middle School.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Thursday a plan to redistrict two of its clusters, including Central Gwinnett. The change will affect the middle school feeder pattern with the anticipated opening of Moore Middle School in August 2011. This will create two new feeding patterns for Moore and Richards Middle Schools. Students who are currently enrolled at Lawrenceville and Winn Holt Elementary Schools will go on to Moore for 6th through 8th grades. Cedar Hill, Jenkins and Simonton Elementary students will continue on to Richards. This cluster adjustment was part of a plan initiated in 2009 which created the attendance zone for Jenkins Elementary. Letters have already gone out to families affected by the changes. In a release, GCPS …
Moore Middle School is on track to open in time for the 2011-2012 school year.
According to the U.S. Census, the population in Gwinnett county has swelled by more than 37 percent just since the year 2000. And that means the Gwinnett County Public Schools needs to find space for all of its new students in Lawrenceville. Currently, there is only one middle school serving the Central Gwinnett Cluster — Richards Middle School. To meet the growing demand, the school district is building a new $16.3 million state-of-the-art middle school at 1221 Lawrenceville Highway. Construction of Moore Middle School is on schedule, and the building is expected to open in August 2011. Gwinnett County Public Schools spokeswoman Sloan Roach said the students who will attend Moore currently attend Winn Holt and Lawrenceville Elementary …