Construction is underway! Here is some recent drone footage of the construction progress, with some interesting facts on the work done so far:
Here is the video from the official groundbreaking ceremony:
Projected completion: Open for the start of school in 2020.
Status: Construction has begun (earthworks in progress. Architectural Design by Van Woert Bigotti Architects, Contractor: Clark/Sullivan.
Purpose: 1,400 student capacity middle school will provide area with long-needed facility, relieve overcrowding at other middle schools in the area, and relieve overcrowding at nearby elementary by moving sixth grade to middle school (a long-term District priority for educational purposes).
Updated Depoali Middle School design
- 36 standard classrooms
- 3 music rooms
- 3 special education rooms
- 3 flex labs/studios
- 2 art rooms
- 2 language/flex class
- 1 gym
- 1 fitness room
- 1 weight room
Video rendering of exterior (ignore voiceover – was done prior to project approval):