Exciting news coming out of the February 19th WCSD Board Meeting confirming the grade levels at Dune Lakes Elementary and the fate of Bay Elementary!

The school board voted to place 5th Grade back into south end elementary schools beginning in the 2019/2020 school year. The Board also voted that Bay Elementary would become a Pre-Kindergarten School.

The 2019-2020 grade reconfiguration is outlined below: 
- Bay Elementary will become a Pre-Kindergarten
- Van R. Butler Elementary will become K - 5th grades
- Dune Lakes Elementary will become K - 5th grades
- Emerald Coast Middle School will become 6th - 8th grades
- South Walton High School will remain 9th-12th grades (no change)