Charging and storage capabilities: Districts at a glance

By: | October 17, 2018

Salida Union School District (Calif.)

K8 district with four schools and 2,400 students

22 Dual Duty Tech Tub2 Teaching Easels for 2,000 Dell 3189 convertible flip touchscreens for grades 1 through 7 and Toshiba 2s for eighth grade

Recently allowed students in grades 6 through 8 to take computers home

Started with Toshiba 2 Chromebooks for grades 3 through 8 and with bulky carts in classrooms

Avon Grove School District (Pa.)

K12 district with four schools and 5,100 students

315 PowerGistics Towers for 3,100 Acer Chromebooks for grades 6 through 12

Fourth year of 1-to-1 deployment with take-home program for grades 6 through 12

Started with Windows laptops and carts in hallways

SIDEBAR: Charging and storage platforms for K12 education

Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (Texas)

K12 district with 18 schools and 13,818 students

Seventh year of 1-to-1 deployment with take-home model

Eight Kwikboost lockers in the hallways of three high schools; iPads for K4, Chromebook Solids for grades 5 through 8, and Windows 1.0 and 2.0 PCs for grades 9 through 12

Started with traditional Kwikboost charging tables in hallways five years ago for iPads for K4, Chromebooks for fifth grade and Windows PCs for grades 6 through 12

Central Unified School District (Calif.)

K12 district with 23 schools and 16,100 students

250 Ergotron Zip40 carts for 12,500 Hewlett Packard Chromebooks for grades 3 through 12, and 100 YES36 carts for 3,500 Touchscreen Chromebooks for preschool through second grade

Fifth year of 1-to-1 deployment

Started with Android tablets and 350 Ergotron YES36 carts

Muscle Shoals City Schools (Ala.)

K12 district with seven schools and 2,900 students

100 classrooms using CDI mobiLAB carts for 2,900 Chromebooks, mostly purchased from CDI computer dealers

Second year of 1-to-1 deployment

Started with multiple student desktop computers in classrooms and labs

Steven Blackburn is associate editor.