With three elementary schools with room for additional students and the Oakdale Elementary School at capacity, the Dedham School Committee will consider Wednesday new district lines for incoming first graders for the upcoming school year.
All four elementary schools will be effected with students moving out of the district and into either , the new or .
"We are trying to even out enrollments," said committee member Mayanne Briggs said.
The committee will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at .
The changes will not effect any students currently enrolled in one of the elementary schools or any incoming first grader with a sibling enrolled in one of the elementary schools, Briggs said Tuesday.
"It's a gradual process," she said, estimating that less than 20 families will be effected for the upcoming school year.
"It is a rolling change. We are not taking students out of their current school and moving them," said Briggs, a member of the policy sub-committee.
As population shifts, the committee said its policy sub-committee will look at district lines every two years from now on. Briggs stressed that the shift in school district lines doesn't relate to the t.
The district and the Massachusetts School Building Authority agreed that the district would increase enrollment at the new Avery Elementary School.
"Some schools are extra full and others have dropping enrollments," Briggs said.
The policy sub-committee's proposed changes under consideration are attached as a PDF to this article.