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Three proposed Fort Mill elementary school reassignment plans

Here's how Fort Mill's seven elementary schools compare under proposed student reassignment plans. The information includes enrollment, the percentage of students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch and the percentage of white students.

The proposals only included the percentage of white and non-white students. The district has 4,490 elementary students of which 18 percent on are reduced-price lunch and 78.7 percent are white.

The community may offer input through Nov. 2. The school board is expected to vote on the proposal on Nov. 3. There are several ways to take part: Sign up to speak at school board meetings or call, e-mail or write school officials. Fort Mill schools district office: 803-548-2527, fax: 803-547-4696; www.fort-mill.k12.sc.us; 120 E. Elliott St., Fort Mill, SC 29715. Here's how schools would look under each scenario:

OPTION 1

Fort Mill

Enrollment: 784

On sub. lunch: 23.7 percent

White: 77 percent

Gold Hill

Enrollment: 872

On sub. lunch: 7.9 percent

White: 87.6 percent

Orchard Park

Enrollment: 652

On sub. lunch: 19 percent

White: 79.4 percent

Riverview

Enrollment: 436

On sub. lunch: 36 percent

White: 73.8 percent

Springfield

Enrollment: 470

On sub. lunch: 14 percent

White: 80.8 percent

Pleasant Knoll

Enrollment : 690

On sub. lunch: 9.1 percent

White: 82 percent

Sugar Creek

Enrollment: 586

On sub. lunch: 24.6 percent

White: 64.7 percent

OPTION 2

Fort Mill

Enrollment : 784

On sub. lunch: 23.7 percent

White: 77 percent

Gold Hill

Enrollment: 872

On sub. lunch: 7.9 percent

White: 87.6 percent

Orchard Park

Enrollment: 563

On sub. lunch: 21.5 percent

White: 78.7 percent

Riverview

Enrollment: 525

On sub. lunch: 30.5 percent

White: 75.6 percent

Springfield

Enrollment : 544

On sub. lunch: 13.6 percent

White: 80.9 percent

Pleasant Knoll

Enrollment: 690

On sub. lunch: 9.1 percent

White: 82 percent

Sugar Creek

Enrollment : 512

On sub. lunch: 26.6 percent

White: 62.3 percent

OPTION 3

Fort Mill

Enrollment : 784

On sub. lunch: 23.7 percent

White: 77 percent

Gold Hill

Enrollment: 872

On sub. lunch: 7.9 percent

White: 87.6 percent

Orchard Park

Enrollment: 563

On sub. lunch: 21.5

White: 78.7

Riverview

Enrollment: 525

On sub. lunch: 30.5 percent

White: 75.6 percent

Springfield

Enrollment: 470

On sub. lunch: 14 percent

White: 80.8 percent

Pleasant Knoll

Enrollment : 690

On sub. lunch: 9.1 percent

White: 82 percent

Sugar Creek

Enrollment : 586

On sub. lunch: 24.6 percent

White: 64.7 percent

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