Possible Rockvale rezoning may impact four high schools – Murfreesboro Post

Parents of Rutherford County Schools students are urging the school board to allow choice in proposed rezoning plans that could alter enrollment at four high schools.

At a special called meeting hosted at Rockvale High School last week, the board announced that it would be collecting feedback from the public about three existing rezoning proposals.

Several of the parents in attendance mentioned the Blackman-Rockvale rezoning process that took place in 2018.

Coordinator of Enrollment Forecasting and Boundary Planning Shane Morgan said the top three plans he presented at the board’s most recent work session aim to reduce overcrowding.

If the district enters the next school year with no rezoning plan in place, it will be looking at 2,700 students walking through Rockvale’s doors, according to Morgan. He said the major contributor to that stems from an approximate 700 incoming freshmen compared to only 500 graduating seniors.

“Fifteen years ago,