New additions to 'Belle Forest Community School' | Parents & kids
The new school being built on the corner of Ridgeway Road and Belle Forest Drive now has a name, Belle Forest Community School.
The groundbreaking of this new elementary school was on April 11, 2012. Belle Forest Community School is set to begin classes this August, the first year of the new merged school system. This school will hold 1,200 students and have classes from Pre-Kindergarten to the Fifth grade.
The architectural plans for Belle Forest Community School were reused from the newly opened Riverwood Elementary.
According to school officials, any rezoning for the unified school district, including for this new school, will be presented to the Shelby County School Board on Tuesday, March 5.