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Growth Planning

It is the mission of the Growth Planning Department to plan for equitable facilities that support the educational needs of our students.


The Growth Planning Department's responsibilities fall into three broad areas: Intergovernmental Coordination, School Attendance Boundaries & Demographics and Real Estate.

Intergovernmental Coordination

  • Implement School Concurrency
  • Works with local Governments to jointly plan our schools; looks for opportunities to co-locate public facilities
  • Coordinates Interlocal Agreements
  • Coordinates preparation for the Five Year Capital Plan
  • Conducts special planning studies and projects


School Boundaries & Demographics
  • Oversees the Advisory Boundary Committee (ABC) process of conducting public meetings, and formulating boundary recommendations to the Superintendent
  • Answers questions from parents and the general public regarding school assignments
  • Provides statistical analysis of demographic data
  • Prepares student population projections for Long Range Planning


Real Estate Services
  • Land contract negotiations
  • School and Facility Site file maintenance of original deeds and title policies
  • F.I.S.H. (Florida Inventory of School Houses)
  • Educational Plant Survey
  • New lease space negotiations
  • Survey, environmental and appraisal coordination at contract negotiations