How a consolidated eastern Geauga high school's enrollment compares for athletics
Where would this put the new school in the Ohio High School Athletic Association enrollment figures? Let’s take a look.
These numbers are based on the OHSAA’s 2013-14/2014-15 enrollment figures (the competitive-balance plan will be implemented for 2016-17).
If the new school was in session this year, its OHSAA figures would be 474 boys and 441 girls, 915 total. It would be in Division II for football and Division I for everything else.
Here’s where that fits in with some comparable schools:
West Geauga 675
Eastern Geauga consolidated 915
Painesville Riverside 1,067
Eastlake North 1,074
Willoughby South 1,111
No word on what the school would be called. But here’s to hoping the nickname would be Maple Leafs, as it was for Burton High back in the day.
Another issue would be how conference lineups would be affected. The new-look CVC would lose Berkshire and Cardinal, and the NAC would lose Ledgemont and Newbury.
Beyond that, it's all speculation. The new-look CVC and Western Reserve don't even start until 2015-16.
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