Family assigned three different schools

April 18, 2012 2:18:50 PM PDT
Wake County Schools released student assignment plans online Friday afternoon. Families signed up two months ago and selected their top choices for which schools their children would attend this upcoming school year.

One family found out that three of their children are eventually going to end up in three different high schools.     

When Colleen Thunes made the selections for her children, she hoped they would all end up at Apex High School, the school her oldest two children graduated from. That's not what ended up happening.

"I'm going to have one going to Cary High, one going to Apex, and one going to Athens for high school," Thunes said.

The Thunes family lives in Apex and feels the school system's calculations of slots for students are off and there are better solutions.

"We are going to have our child on a bus, going into Raleigh so that he could go to school, when we've got four or five high schools that are closer," Thunes said.

Thunes said school system officials told her to wait for opportunities in her desired feeder pattern to open up.

ABC11 reached out to the Wake County School System, but did not hear back.

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