The following information was gathered by the Joint Facilities Advisory Committee through the end of 2020.  Since the hiring on Banwell Architects, continued review and refinement are underway. 

 

Kick the Can

Kick the Can

Do nothing and make the bare minimum critical repairs as needed.

$30,600,000*

Plan Details
  • Accomplish Deferred Maintenance Projects From Reports
  • Replace Heating/Ventilation System
  • Replace Lighting Systems
  • Replace Security System
  • Refurbish Kitchen Equipment
  • Repair/Replace Roof
  • Replace Windows
  • Replace/Renovate Plumbing
  • Provide Portable/Temp Classrooms to continue to accommodate 5th Grade
Renovate/Refurbish

Renovate / Refurbish

Improve current facilities with significant renovations and repairs to address the top issues.

$31,680,000

Plan Details
  • Addresses all items in the
    “Kick the Can” Scenario
  • Renovates the Triangle Classrooms to usable adequately sized classrooms
  • Creates Great Education Space
  • Creates “Like New” facility
  • Creates Missing Special Educ. Areas
  • Creates Missing Collaboration Areas
  • Creates Secure Entrance
  • Relocates 5th Grade to Elementary School
  • Can be Phased with Elementary School project
Build New

Build New

Build 2 new schools.  A new Elementary and a new Middle School.

$59,000,000

Plan Details
  • Creates State of the Art Ideal Space
  • Cost Prohibitive
  • Doesn’t take advantage of existing facility
Renovate/Refurbish

$31,680,000

JFAC Recommendation, AMS

Renovate / Refurbish

Improve current facilities with significant renovations and repairs to address the top issues.

Why RENOVATE/REFURBISH AMS?

  • Cost comparative to kicking the can

  • Creates a “like new” facility with appropriate sized classrooms

  • Addresses aging and end of life systems

Existing

Results in 31 General Classrooms (many undersized)

108,800 Square Feet

 

6) 5th Grade Classrooms

(7) 6th grade Classrooms

(8) 7th grade Classrooms

(8) 8th grade Classrooms

(2) Language Classrooms Shared by 6-7-8

 

Proposed

Results in 30 General Classrooms properly sized (in 6 teams)

110,800 Square Feet

 

5th Grade Moved to Elementary

(8) 6th grade Classrooms

(8) 7th grade Classrooms

(8) 8th grade Classrooms

(6) Language Classrooms – dedicated by grade level as part of teams

Goals of Plan

  • Creates Great Education Space
  • Creates “Like New” facility
  • Creates Missing Special Educ. Areas
  • Creates Missing Collaboration Areas
  • Creates Secure Entrance
  • Relocates 5th Grade to Elementary School
  • Can be Phased with Elementary School project
  • Add Common Area in Center of Building
  • Re-locate Main Office to create secure entrance sequence (new main entrance)
  • Replace end-of-life Electrical and Technology Systems to match modern needs
  • Re-pave all parking/roads on site (end of life)
  • Renovates the Triangle Classrooms to usable adequately sized classrooms

 

Includes Kick the Can Items

  • Accomplish Deferred Maintenance Projects From Reports
  • Replace Heating/Ventilation System
  • Replace Lighting Systems
  • Replace Security System
  • Refurbish Kitchen Equipment
  • Repair/Replace Roof
  • Replace Windows
  • Replace/Renovate Plumbing

 

Cost Cutting from Initial Concept Proposed Cost

Original Cost Estimate: $42,000,000

  • Reduced Areas Throughout – No Major Addition
  • Reduced Team Common Areas
  • More Affordable Exterior Masonry  (CMU vs Brick)
  • Gym and Cafeteria Flooring to Remain
  • Reduced Millwork
  • Reduced Lockers
  • Refurbish Elevator
  • Drywall partitions VS CMU partitions inside classrooms
  • Reduced Acoustic Panels in Cafeteria
  • Reduced Signage