DESTIN-- Opening a high school in Destin has become a topic of discussion once again, but not by Okaloosa County School Board members, rather a city leader.
Destin Councilwoman Prebble Ramswell has expressed to the community that either a traditional high school or charter school in Destin is needed.
Ramswell even has two locations in mind, one by the Wal-Mart on Highway 98, and the other on the property of the old Cinema 10 movie theater.
Ramswell says she has plans to speak with Okaloosa County School leaders next week to explore some options.
As of now high school students who live in Destin go to either Niceville High School or Fort Walton Beach.
"Quite honestly, I am hearing from the community and I feel so myself, that it is time that we branch into the upper levels of elementary education, and offer a high school education," said Councilwoman Ramswell.
School district officials told Newschannel 7, "Destin does not currently have the critical mass of students that would create a high school with access to many electives."
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