School Education – Norms for Rationalization of Schools, Posts and Staff under various managements (viz.) Government, Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad Schools – Further Orders – Issued.
the matter has been reviewed and after careful consideration of the circumstances, Government have decided and hereby ordered that the Primary Schools with <20 student enrolment shall be continued for one academic year i.e. 2017-18 and the Primary Schools with <10 enrolment of students shall be considered as Non-viable and consolidated with nearby existing school within 1km radius. If a school fails to enhance its student enrolment to 20 and above during that academic year i.e. 2017-18, it shall deemed to be consolidated before the commencement of ensuing academic year i.e. 2018-19 with nearby existing school in accordance with other norms.
The Commissioner of School Education, A.P, Amaravati is authorized to consolidate in the next year the primary schools which failed to enhance their student enrolment to 20 and above before commencement of next academic year i.e. 2018-19.