New School Parent Meeting Tonight

Posted by Amy Higgins on 2/6/2020

A parent meeting will be held tonight, February 6, 2020, from 7-8 p.m. at Northwood Middle School, 700 Gulf Road.


During the meeting, Superintendent Ann Schloss and Elyria Schools staff members will provide an update on the plan for new schools in Elyria.


Three new schools will open in the fall of 2020: Hamilton Elementary, Ely Elementary and Northwood Campus. 


Two additional schools will open in the fall of 2021: Eastern Heights Campus and Westwood Campus. 


The exisiting schools of Franklin Elementary, Windsor Elementary, Ely Elementary and Northwood Middle School will close permanently at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. 


The existing schools of Crestwood Elementary, Oakwood Elementary, McKinley Elementary, Prospect Elementary and Eastern Heights Middle School will permanently close at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 


At tonight's parent meeting, district staff will review new school boundaries and introduce parents to a handy search tool on the district's website that allows parents to locate their home address within the new-school attendance areas. 


Parents also will take a virtual tour inside the new Northwood Campus. (Virtual walkthroughs of Ely, Hamilton and Northwood are available in the left sidebar of this page.)


The meeting also will offer time for questions and answers on the new-school plan.