Manatee County Schools “Could” Close a few Schools, Due to Low Enrollment
Palma Sola Elementary School Could Be One of a Few West Bradenton Schools to Close, According to School Employees. The Manatee School District will Address the Controversy in a Meeting Tonight at Palma Sola . A Petition already has over 3,000 signatures Aimed at Saving the School. Palma Sola Elementary, dates back to 1961, According to employees of Palma Sola Elementary, they were informed that the school would likely be closing this summer for good
If you would like to sign the petition to keep Palma Sola Elementary School... here is that link... https://www.change.org/p/save-palma-sola-elementary-bradenton-fl?recruiter=751014802&recruited_by_id=aa768080-7345-11e7-8d72-85b2d8802f13&share_bandit_exp=initial-35482132-en-US
The School District of Manatee County released a statement on the situation saying…
“Any conversations concerning the closing of Palma Sola Elementary, or any other school, is pure speculation and rumor at this point. The School Board is planning a workshop, scheduled for Feb. 17, to begin discussions regarding several elementary schools in west Bradenton that are currently under capacity in terms of students. Any Board discussions on those matters will be fully public and open to the media.”
The Manatee County School District’s Superintendent will be holding a town hall for parents at Palma Sola Elementary at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023.