Board recommends closure of Omemee public school

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

Trillium Lakelands District School Board has recommended its trustees vote to close Lady Eaton Elementary School due to low enrolment.

A final vote on the matter is scheduled for October 25. Should the vote mirror the staff recommendation, the school would close June 2018; students would be taught at Scott Young Public School (also in Omemee) for 2018-19 school year.

Enrolment at Lady Eaton, which is a JK to Grade 3 school, is 233 students; Scott Young has 219 student entrolled in Grades 4 to 8. Scott Young can house 449 students.

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