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Deana DeWitt, SOCUSD director of Curriculum and Instruction, says that a projected $1.4 million shortfall in 2018-2019 is “due to declining enrollment compounded by the challenges of current-year funding.” (Photo by Bill Helm)

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Sedona considers closing one of its schools

Declining enrollment, current-year funding cited as reasons to close either Big Park or West Sedona School

At 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Sedona-Red Rock High School gymnasium, the school district’s governing board will hold its second of three meetings to consider a consolidated K-6 curriculum and the closure of either Big Park Community School or West Sedona School.