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 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).