New Secondary School Boundaries Approved
The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Working Group’s recommendations of the preferred option at the regular Board Meeting on November 25, 2019. The final report which details the recommendations and implementation can be accessed here and the entire Committee of the Whole Agenda Package is available here. The two affected areas are shown in the maps below. Click the links to enlarge your view.
Click here to view the map of the affected area #1 (from HHSS to CHCI)
Click here to view the map of the affected area #2 (from CHCI to FHCI)
- Current Grade 9 to Grade 11 students (2020 Grade 10 to Grade 12 students) are exempted
- The new boundaries will be phased-in
- Transportation is provided in accordance with Board Policy 4009 Student Transportation
The primary purpose of this Boundary Study is to reduce enrolment pressure at Huron Heights Secondary School.
Please review the initial Boundary Study report for more information about the status quo (no change) scenario and the two proposed alternative scenarios that were initially developed for public consultation.
The study area includes Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, Huron Heights Secondary School and Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute boundaries, including Development Areas assigned to Forest Heights Collegiate Institute.
The following elementary schools feed into the study area Secondary Schools. While no boundary changes are being considered for elementary feeder schools at this time, we invite the school communities to stay informed about the study as the final decision may impact their Secondary School assignment.
Grade 8 Feeder schools list:
- Queensmount PS
- Westheights PS
- Janet Metcalfe PS
- Doon PS
- Groh PS
- Laurentian PS
- Courtland Avenue PS
- Margaret Avenue PS
Frequently Asked Questions
Read some of the most frequently asked questions here – wrdsb.ca/planning/swksbs-faq/
Study Area Map: Preferred Scenario
This map shows the Study Area secondary school current boundaries, swipe the vertical bar left to see the preferred scenario.
Click here to open a larger map in a new tab.
Public meetings and providing your input
First Public Meeting – February 7, 2019
The first Public Meeting was held Thursday, February 7 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Huron Heights SS.
Second Public Meeting – September 18, 2019
The second public meeting was held on September 18, 2019 at Forest Heights CI. This was a drop-in style open house, check out the display boards. Whether or not you were able to attend the meeting we invite you to complete a brief survey on the preferred scenario and recommendations. The survey closes Friday September 27, 2019.
Working Group meeting agendas and minutes
A Boundary Study Working Group will also be established, consisting of the Principals, Superintendents of Achievement and Well-Being, Planning staff, parent/guardian and student representatives from the schools involved.
Working Group meetings are not public and as such, non-members can attend by invitation only. Working Group meeting minutes will be posted as they are approved, therefore minutes are usually available online two-three weeks after a given meeting.
Working Group meeting #1
Working Group meeting #2
Working Group meeting #3
Working Group meeting #4
Public Consultation Meeting
Working Group meeting #5
Working Group meeting #6
Working Group meeting #7
Working Group meeting #8
Working Group meeting #9
Inquiries about this study can be directed to email@example.com using the subject line ‘Southwest Kitchener Secondary Boundary Study’.
Categories: Boundary Studies