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Upcoming School Board Agenda Items

In an effort to enhance communication and to encourage productive dialogue about important issues concerning our schools, the Merrimack School District is offering a sample of anticipated upcoming school board agenda items for your consideration.  While the public is always encouraged to attend school board meetings, if you happen to see an upcoming agenda item of particular interest to you we welcome your attendance and your feedback.

Anticipated* Upcoming Merrimack School Board Meeting Topics


September 16, 2019

On-going discussion about achieving improved student outcomes, focusing on:

· Universal Design for Learning

· Homework

· Formative, Summative and Benchmark Assessments

· MHS graduation rate


October 7, 2019

Information about school rankings

Planning and Building Committee recommendation(s) to the school board concerning combined SAU/Student Services building and related property use


October 21, 2019

Initial sharing with board of Capital Improvement Plan

Requirements and philosophy around class size and student/teacher ratios


November 4, 2019

Guaranteed Maximum Rate (if known) and budget impact

Unfunded mandates and budget impact


*On occasion, due to a variety of circumstances, it may be necessary to add or delete items from a school board agenda. Preliminary draft agendas will be posted on the school district website at some point between Wednesday and Friday of the week prior to a regularly scheduled school board meeting. Please regularly check the school district website in the event of any necessary changes to an upcoming agenda that may affect the scheduling of these anticipated topics. Thank you.