High Schools

School board considers expansions to relieve overcrowding

School board considers expansions to relieve overcrowding

Adding classroom space could be in the plans as the Williamsburg-James City County School District deals with growth in the coming years.

Representatives from New York-based consulting firm FutureThink provided the board with a series of projections, the most likely of which predicts enrollment could increase by more than 400 students 10 years from now.

That number isn’t quite high enough to convince board Chairwoman Kyra Cook that a new school should be in district’s plans.

"I don't think that justifies a fourth high school," Cook said.

Board members agreed Monday that adding classrooms may be the best way to handle the issue in the short term, in lieu...

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