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Facilities & New Construction News

Allen D. Nease High School Expansion

  • The classroom building addition at Allen D. Nease High School is approximately 60,000 s.f. and adds 510 student stations to a growing school campus.
  • The classroom building addition was completed in time for a successful 2017-2018 School Year opening.
  • The new expanded student parking lot, which provides an additional 97 student parking spaces, opened on August 21, 2017.

Picolata Crossing Elementary School Opens for the 2017-2018 School Year

  • Picolata Crossing Elementary School, a two-story elementary school in the World Golf Village area, had a successful 2017-2018 school year opening.
  • This 110,000 s.f. building is comprised of 43 classrooms and provides 871 additional student stations to the district.
  • All classrooms are utilizing the latest audio and visual enhancement technology to include 70 inch Interactive Touch Screen Panels.
  • The school’s cooling system uses the latest technology including a thermal energy ice storage system which allows for lower energy costs.

Facilities & Construction Highlights

  • Over the last 12 years we have executed the on-time and within budget completion of 12 new schools and 12 school/classroom expansions. Our average change order rate for all construction projects is commendably less than 2%.
  • The two new K-8 Schools currently under construction in the Nocatee (“KK”) and Aberdeen (“LL”) areas are scheduled to open for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • The approval of the half-cent sales surtax initiative has fully funded the construction of K-8 School “LL” and partially funded the construction of K-8 School “KK”.
  • “Topping Out” ceremonies were recently held at each site to celebrate the construction progress thus far.
  • Together both schools will provide 2,992 additional student stations to the District when complete.

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