Tonight, the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees will hear a back-to-school preparation report covering staffing, facilities, technology, enrollment and textbooks.
The District spent over $3 million – not including seismic mitigation at the Historic Alameda High School site – on summer projects including cleaning, preventative maintenance, staff relocation, and repairs.
According to the report, 21 teachers were brought back from the layoff/rehire list, six management positions were filled, two licensed positions were filled, as were positions for a district nurse, a psychology intern and counselors (three.)
Projected enrollment for the 2012 to 2013 school year is up at 9,010 compared to 8,823 last year. Paden Elementary came in as the lowest enrolled school by absolute numbers, (excluding Maya Lin, see below,) with 309 students enrolled, compared to Ruby Bridges, the highest, with 609 students enrolled.
Washington Elementary School – now Maya Lin School, running an arts magnet curriculum, reported 280 students enrolled.
Lincoln Middle School reported 970 students, compared to Will C. Wood Middle school, reporting 513.
Alameda High School has 1,738 students enrolled for the year, compared to 1,007 at Encinal High School.