Four Fayette County schools will close in August as part of the Southside school district’s effort to rein in a $15 million budget deficit.
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FOUR FAYETTE SCHOOLS AT A GLANCE
The Fayette County school system has 30 schools and 20,464 students. Here’s a look at the four schools slated to be closed in August. Exact numbers of teachers and staff at each school were not available:
School — opened — students — transfer to
Brooks Elementary — 1962 — 241 — Peeples Elementary and Inman Elementary
Tyrone Elementary — 1980 — 337 — Crabapple Lane Elementary and Robert J. Burch Elementary
Fayette Intermediate — 1962 — 402 — Hood Elementary and Spring Hill Elementary
(Intermediate is 3rd-5th grades)
Fayette Middle — 1986 — 697 — Bennett’s Mill Middle
Source: Fayette County Schools