WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) – Things are moving forward when it comes to long term plans for middle and high schools in the Wichita Falls ISD. School board members met for a work session and while it’s still not official, they now have a more focused direction.
“There are no votes cast but I think we decided on some sort of a two high school model whether that’s two equal high schools, or a large school and a small school,” superintendent Michal Kuhrt said.
The meeting began by providing the proposed plans for middle schools in the district.
For Kirby the plan is to close it in 7 or 8 years, citing the current maintenance issues, and lack of room for expansion. It was also brought up as a possible location for a new administration building. McNeal and Barwise will both stay as middle schools. At McNiel there’s plenty of room for expansions and is a good candidate to become an elementary school later down the line. At Barwise they discussed the possible addition of a retention pond and road connecting the campus to Maplewood Ave.
To find out tentative plans for the local high schools, click here.
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