School Buildings

To Build or Not to Build?

The City of Rochester is growing. Enrollment in Rochester Public Schools is growing. Five elementary schools have exceeded 100% capacity, five more are between 95%, and 100% capacity, and an additional five are between 92.8% and 95% capacity. It is clear that additional space will be needed to accommodate our students. The District also works… Continue reading To Build or Not to Build?

School Buildings

City Comprehensive Plan and the Schools

Someday a Downtown School? Over the past several years I’ve had a few informal conversations with the superintendent and a city colleague about the possibility of a downtown school someday, perhaps in conjunction with Destination Medical Center (DMC).  If it were to be seriously considered, my vision of a downtown school would be to sustainably serve… Continue reading City Comprehensive Plan and the Schools