The Coatesville Area School District is taking a unique approach to avoid layoffs and program cuts. The district is proposing a year-round four-day school week.
Under Coatesville’s plan, high school students would have their day extended forty-five minutes and elementary students would have their day extended eighty minutes. Making this change would save the Chester County school district $1.7 million a year.
Coatesville Area School District has 11 schools and nearly 7,000 students.