Ontario County Regional High Schools Feasibility Study: Options for Addressing Rising Costs and Shrinking Enrollment

Eight of the nine districts in Ontario County have decreasing enrollment, a trend that is projected to continue through the next decade. The districts agreed to explore how regional high schools and/or regional collaborations could save taxpayer dollars and expand educational opportunities. CGR presents several models and finds that while a regional model will likely preserve and even expand academic opportunities, whether it saves money is heavily dependent on how it is implemented.

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Report Date: May 2012
Author(s): Kirstin Pryor , Jaime Saunders , Kirstin Pryor
Subject(s): Education , Shared Services/Consolidation , Government Management
Location: Wayne, New York