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How is the Residential Infill Project addressing K-12 school capacity?

The Comprehensive Plan  considers school district capacity when changes to land use designations are proposed. Of the six school districts that serve Portland, only David Douglas School District has a district-wide capacity shortfall. However, the Residential Infill Project affects a small portion of the school district area, and represents low number of additional households for the district. have capacity to accommodate the growth anticipated in the next 20 years. As the city grows the districts may need to change catchment area boundaries, update facilities or re-open closed schools to meet the needs of these new students.