Northeast Area Elementary Boundary Study

NOTICE: Due to Recent COVID-19 mitigation requirements, public attendance at boundary study meetings will be virtual.

Welcome to the Northeast Area Boundary Study Web page.  Please bookmark and follow this page throughout the boundary change process.  It will be updated regularly with new information.  Recent and important updates will be highlighted in yellow.


  • Establish attendance area for newly constructed Northeast Elementary School (anticipated to open Fall 2022)
  • Expand attendance area for Red House Run Elementary School replacement (anticipated to open in Fall 2023)
  • Provide capacity relief to participating Northeast elementary schools

Affected Schools

Schools participating in this study include:
  • Elmwood Elementary School
  • Fullerton Elementary School
  • Joppa View Elementary School
  • McCormick Elementary School
  • Perry Hall Elementary School
  • Red House Run Elementary School
  • Shady Spring Elementary School
  • Vincent Farm Elementary School

Boundary Study Committee

The boundary study committee will be identified this Summer 2021 and will convene in September 2021. Between September and December 2021, the group will meet six times, as well as host a public information session in November to share the group’s work, talk with community members, and gather information. In February and March 2022, the Board of Education will consider and take action on the committee’s recommendation, including holding a public hearing.

To learn more about the boundary study committee, please contact your neighborhood elementary school.

Stay Informed/Provide Feedback

  • Virtually attend Committee Meetings (live) as an observer
  • Virtually attend the Public Information Session (live) 
  • Watch meeting recordings online
  • Review committee data, materials, and maps archived after each meeting
  • Use the interactive mapping tool
  • Submit a comment. Comments are logged regularly on this page and are reviewed by Board of Education and the Boundary Study Committee.
  • Take the online survey (runs November 3 through November 17, 2021)
  • Attend Board of Education meetings and the Board Hearing (Spring 2022)*
*  Public in-person attendance may be subject to room capacity and social distancing limitations.   

Boundary Study Resources

Boundary Study Meetings:

Boundary Study Committee Meetings can be accessed via the link at each meeting header.  After each meeting, links to the archived video are posted via You Tube, which supports closed captioning (cc) in many languages.  

Meeting 1, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting for public observers

Meeting 2, Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting for public observers 

Meeting 3, Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting for public observers

Meeting 4, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting for public observers

At the conclusion of Meeting 4, committee members nominated two Options to move forward for consideration at the November 3, 2021 Public Information Session.  These two options will be renamed as:

Former Name     Name for Public Information Session     
Option D Option 1
Option F Option 2

Public Information Session, Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 7:00 p.m
Virtual Meeting for public

Please join the boundary study committee for this Public Information Session.  Public feedback is critical to a successful boundary process and all are welcome to attend this virtual meeting.  This is an opportunity to:
  • Attend a presentation reviewing the committee work to date and an overview of the selected options.
  • Understand the boundary considerations the committee used in their work.
  • Review the data and the two option maps selected by the committee.
  • Ask questions via online chat to facilitators and committee members.
  • Participate in the online survey to provide feedback and comments to the committee members.  The survey ran from November 3 through November 17, 2021 and is now closed.  Sincerest thanks to all who participated.  Survey results will be posted for the December 1 meeting coming soon.

Meeting 5, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
(Inclement weather date Thursday, December 2, 2021)
Virtual Meeting for public observers

  • Meeting 5 meeting link (coming soon)

Meeting 6, Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
(Inclement weather date Thursday, December 16, 2021)
Virtual Meeting for public observers

  • Meeting 6 meeting link (coming soon)

Public Comment Log
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Public comments may be submitted after Meeting 1 (9/16/2021) until Meeting 6 (12/15/2021).  All public comments become official record and a running log will be posted below, including date and time of submission, first initial, last name, and commentary.  Please do not include information which may compromise your security (e.g., phone numbers, addresses, names of children).