New School Construction

  • Two new K-8 Schools currently under construction in Nocatee (Palm Valley Academy) and Aberdeen (Freedom Crossing Academy) 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 Freedom Crossing Academy and partially funded the construction of Palm Valley Academy.
  • Each 190,000 square foot building is comprised of 73 classrooms and provides 1,496 additional student stations to the district.
  • All classrooms are utilizing the latest audio and visual enhancement technology to include 75” interactive touch screen panels.
  • The cooling system for these schools uses the latest technology including a thermal energy ice storage system which allows for lower energy costs.
  • Freedom Crossing Academy is being built to meet requirements to serve as an emergency shelter.