Here are some of the capital projects that have been funded or are being funded through the 2011 and 2016 ESPLOST cycles.
Veterans Elementary School
This project was completed, and the school opened its doors in August 2016.
Alexander II Magnet School Roof
This roofing project is currently in progress, but HVAC improvements, a gym air conditioning installation and security upgrades are all complete.
Playgrounds were installed at L.H. Williams, Skyview, Union, Taylor, Springdale, Porter, Bernd, Carter, Hartley and Burdell-Hunt elementary schools, and Southfield's playground was relocated. After recent board approval, the rest of the district's playgrounds will get similar upgrades with benches and shade, to be completed by Spring Break 2017.
Porter Elementary School Renovation
This renovation project included a new administrative office, secured entrance with access control, new roof, gym floor and new paint and carpet.
Williams, Carter, Porter (see above), Bernd and Riley elementary schools all got updated furniture.
Southwest High School got roof work done.
Every classroom in the district got interactive panels, which function as both a touch-screen computer and whiteboard. In addition, each school got laptop computers for testing and other functions.
Charter School Projects
The Academy for Classical Education received computers.
Classroom camera and audio enhancement equipment, which also has professional development and other applications, was installed at all middle and high schools, as well as SOAR Academy and three elementary schools. The school board recently approved installation at the remaining elementary schools.
Central Kitchen Freezer Addition
A large freezer was added at our central kitchen, and this project is complete.
R.J. Williams Complex
The RJ Williams Complex on Anthony Road includes the Hutchings College and Career Academy. That facility is complete with a bistro, television studio, healthcare suite (pictured above), culinary kitchen and other hands-on areas for our student pathways.
Cost: $6,207,019 (includes $3,000,000 grant from TCSG)
Riley Elementary Renovation
This completed project provided Riley with HVAC replacement, roof improvements, new ceilings, paint, carpet, access control and administrative office addition.
Cost: $3,447,679 (includes playground)
Bernd Elementary Renovation
This renovation project provided Bernd with roof improvements, paint, carpet, access control, a new bus drive and drop-off area, restroom improvements and a school sign.
Cost: $2,001,066 (includes playground)
2017 Project Forecast