Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms  
Catchment areas The geographic area from which students are eligible to attend a specific school. This is determined by their home address.
Non-catchment studentA student that attends a school outside of the catchment school associated with their address.
Pathway Each elementary and middle school has a designated middle school and high school. The automatic progression from one to the next is called a pathway.
Programs of choice Programs such as sports academies and leadership programs that are open to all students in the District to apply. Selection is based on an application process with specific criteria.


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