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ERIC Number: ED557681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 362
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
FY 2013 Educational Facilities Master Plan and the FY 2013-2018 Capital Improvements Program
Montgomery County Public Schools
The FY 2013 Educational Facilities Master Plan (Master Plan) and the FY 2013-2018 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) reflect the adopted actions of the Montgomery County (Maryland) Council and integrate the facilities planning process with the annual capital budget and the six-year CIP. The CIP is developed in accordance with the Board of Education Long-range Educational Facilities Planning Policy (FAA) and Regulation (FAA-RA). The Master Plan summarizes relevant capital and non-capital actions approved for the six-year CIP period. Cluster and school representatives will be providing issues that they feel should be addressed in the next CIP cycle. These requests will be shared with the superintendent and the Board of Education and will be considered during the development of the superintendent's recommendation for Amendments to the FY 2013-2018 CIP in October 2012. This document contains the following sections: Chapter 1, "The County Council Adopted FY 2013 Capital Budget and the FY 2013-2018 Capital Improvements Program (CIP)," is a review of the major factors that have influenced the development of the approved projects to the FY 2013 Capital Budget and the FY 2013-2018 CIP. This chapter includes a table summarizing the recommended FY 2013-2018 CIP. Chapter 2, "The Planning Environment," describes the demographic, economic, and enrollment trends in Montgomery County that form the context for reviewing facility plans and addressing long-range system needs. Chapter 3, "Facility Planning Objectives," outlines six facility planning objectives that guide the school system as it moves to accommodate enrollment growth and program changes. The objectives are discussed and placed in the context of the approved CIP actions. Chapter 4, "Approved Actions and Planning Issues," is arranged by high school cluster and high school consortium. This chapter provides maps depicting school boundaries and locations, a bar graph that indicates school utilization within each cluster, tables with enrollment projections, school demographic profiles, building room use, capacity data, and other facility information. Planning issues are identified, and adopted actions and recommended actions to this CIP are discussed. Chapter 5, "Countywide Projects," provides a brief summary description of the CIP projects that are programmed to meet the needs of many schools across the county. These projects involve multiyear plans with different schools scheduled each year. (Referred to as countywide projects) Chapter 6, "Project Description Forms," contain the individual MCPS Project Description Forms (PDFs) adopted by the County Council for the FY 2013-2018 CIP. Montgomery County uses the PDFs as the official capital budget documentation for all county agencies. The following are appended: (1) Projected Enrollment; (2) Special Program Enrollment; (3) School Enrollment and Capacity; (4) Relocatable Classrooms Placements; (5) Modernization Schedule for Assessed Schools; (6) Planned Life-cycle Asset Replacement (PLAR) Projects; (7) Restroom Renovations Schedule; (8) Head Start and Prekindergarten Locations; (9) Growth Policy; (10) State and Local Capacities Table; (11) Reopened Schools; (12) Closed Schools; (13) Catchment Area Maps; (14) Political District Maps and Tables; (15) Priority Funding Areas and Hot Spots; (16) Land Use, Growth Policy, and MCPS Enrollment Forecasting; (17) Capacity Calculation; (18) Assessing Schools for Modernization; (19) Special Education Program Descriptions; (20) Long-range Facilities Planning Policy and Interim Regulation; (21) Quality Integrated Education Policy; (22) Sustaining and Modernizing Montgomery County Public Schools Facilities Policy; (23) Transfer of Students Policy; and (24) Student Transportation Policy. School Addresses, Phone Numbers, and Planning Calendar are included. [This report was published by the Department of Materials Management for the Department of Facilities Management and the Division of Long-range Planning.]
Montgomery County Public Schools. 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tel: 301-309-6277; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)
Identifiers - Location: Maryland