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Built in the mid-1970s, Park Place Middle has been home to thousands of students. It first was the high school, then a junior high and, for the past few years, the campus is the learning center for about 800 students a year in grades 6, 7 and 8.  Staff work diligently to keep the open campus secure but the current layout of the campus does not help their efforts. The proposed project will:

  • Improve safety and security systems; and 
  • Renovate gymnasium, the two-story F building, portions of the E building and commons; and 
  • Construct new classrooms; and 
  • Add all-weather fields and synthetic track with lighting. 

Estimated cost is $69 million and this project is eligible for about $16.9 million in state construction assistance. If approved, construction would begin in 2016 after a design process involving students, families, staff and the community.