Moore County's Guiding Principles page

Guiding Principles


Balance
To the extent possible, the assignment proposal should:

  • Consider appropriately balanced utilization for all schools impacted by assignment changes
  • Consider balanced program opportunities among schools impacted by assignment changes
  • Consider factors of demographic balance among schools impacted by assignment changes, including:

Academic performance and Socio-economic status.

Planning
To the extent possible, the assignment proposal should:

  • Provide stability against multiple reassignments
  • Consider impacts of programmatic changes
  • Consider neighborhood/community cohesivenessv
  • Consider future impacts of known residential development and demographic trends
  • Utilize up-to-date membership and development data
  • Consider impacts to feeder patterns

Efficiency
To the extent possible, the assignment proposal should:

  • Eliminate use of modular/mobile classrooms when feasible
  • Consider student travel distance to school
  • Consider walking distance/safety issues

Community
To the extent possible, the assignment proposal process should:

  • Communicate to stakeholders throughout the assignment planning process
  • Incorporate a feedback process for stakeholders
  • Communicate the difference in district priorities and family specific/unique priorities Be firm,
  • fair, and consistent in the application of the guiding principles
  • Be sensitive to the needs of the district and to what makes MCS unique
  • Moore County Schools
  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC 28327
  • 910-947-2976
  • 910-947-3011
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