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10 YEAR ELEMENTARY FACILITIES MASTER PLAN

 

 

On September 12, 2011 the South Windsor Board of Education adopted the South Windsor Public Schools 2011-2014 Strategic PlanAmong other initiatives, the plan called for the development of a "long-range elementary facilities plan that promoted a safe, engaging learning environment that was accessible to all students and community members.”  As a result, the Board of Education at its October 29, 2013 meeting adopted a 10-Year Facilities Master Plan. The goals associated with the 10-Year Plan are captured in the South Windsor Public Schools 2015-2018 Strategic Plan. The below page provides information for each of the phases of the three-phase elementary plan.


PHASE ONE ORCHARD HILL ELEMENTARY School

Phase One includes the construction of a new Orchard Hill Elementary School serving grades Pre-K - 5. Phase One also includes the closure of Wapping Elementary School.

      

        

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

>> Elementary Schools Master Plan Update - October 2016

>> Elementary Schools Master Plan Ten-Year Timeline - September 2016

>> Elementary Facilities Master Plan Update - March 2016

>> Orchard Hill Elementary School Groundbreaking Invitation      

>> Elementary Facilities Master Plan Update - May 2015

>> Elementary Facilities Master Plan Update - October 2014

>> Special Report on Ten Year Master Plan Community  Update - February 2014

>> Special Report on Ten Year Master Plan - January 2014 

>> Letter to All Elementary School Families - October 2013 

      

 

     


Redistricting INFORMATION for Wapping Elementary School Families

                      

>> Map of New School Assignments for Wapping District

>> Map of New District Lines

>> 2017-2018 Elementary School Districts

>> Enrollment Projections

>> Redistricting PowerPoint Presented to Parents on 10/17/2016

>> 2016 Letter to Wapping Families 

>> 2013 Letter to Wapping Families


PHASE TWO ELI TERRY AND PHILIP R. SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Phase Two calls for the construction of two new K-5 schools at the Eli Terry and Philip R. Smith sites. During construction, Eli Terry students will remain in the existing Eli Terry building, and Philip R. Smith students will attend the “swing space” school located in the original Orchard Hill school building.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

>> Phase Two Community Update - December 2016

>> Elementary Schools Master Plan Ten-Year Timeline - September 2016


PHASE THREE PLEASANT VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Phase Three calls for the construction of a new K-5 school at the Pleasant Valley site. Pleasant Valley students will attend the “swing space” school while their new school is being built.

>> Elementary Schools Master Plan Ten-Year Timeline - September 2016


Archival Documents

At its October 29, 2013 meeting, the Board of Education adopted an Elementary Facilities Master Plan. Below are links to the meetings and artifacts relating to the process and the plan.

Meeting Dates

Meeting Videos & Related Documents

  December 19, 2016

>> Board of Education presentation to the Town Council

  October 13, 2016                                                                                                           

>> Video of Board of Education Meeting – Approval of Educational Specifications and Budgets for Eli Terry Elementary School & Philip R. Smith Elementary School

>> Education Specifications and Budgets for Eli Terry Elementary

>> Education Specifications and Budgets for Philip R. Smith Elementary

  September 13, 2016

>> Video of Board of Education Meeting – Presentation of  Educational Specifications for Eli Terry Elementary School & Philip R. Smith Elementary School 

  June 14, 2016

>> Video of Board of Education Meeting -  Updates Regarding the Orchard Hill Project by the Design Team

  November 10, 2015                                     

>> Video of Board of Education Meeting  - Approval of Submission of Orchard Hill Elementary School Plans to the State of CT
  September 29, 2015

>> Video of Board of Education Meeting - Approval of Revisions to Educational Specifications for Orchard Hill Elementary School

  January 28, 2014

 

>> Meeting Video

>> Friar Communication Regarding Final Cost Estimates

>> Board of Education Resolution adopted January 28, 2014 Authorizing the Chairman to Request the Town Council to Approve a Referendum Date

  December 10, 2013

 

>> Video of Board of Education approval of Education Specifications for Phase One

>> Approved Educational Specifications for Phase One

  December 2, 2013

 

>> Video of Presentation to Town Council by Board of Education concerning Elementary Facilities Master Plan

>> Town Council meeting presentation from Board of Education

  November 26, 2013

 

>> Video of Board of Education discussion of Education Specifications for Phase One

  October 29, 2013

 

>> Video of Presentation to Board of Education by Town Manager Matthew Galligan concerning role of Public Building Commission in school construction projects, and Board of Education approval of resolution endorsing the Elementary Facilities Master Plan

>> Board of Education Resolution adopted October 29, 2013 concerning Elementary Facilities Master Plan

  October 22, 2013

 

>> Video of Presentation to Board of Education by Friar Associates concerning proposed Elementary Facilities Master Plan, and Presentation to Board of Education by Town Manager Matthew Galligan concerning town property tax impact of Phase One

>> Executive Summary Report from Friar Associates “Elementary School Facilities Existing Condition Survey & Master Plan"

>> Meeting presentation from Friar Associates

>> Report from Town Manager on Property Tax Impact of $32MM total cost of Phase One

>> SWPS Enrollment Projected to 2022 from Dr. Peter Prowda

  October 15, 2013

 

>> Video of Presentation to Board of Education by Superintendent of Schools Kate Carter concerning proposed Elementary Facilities Master Plan

>> Superintendent's Proposed Elementary Schools Facility Plan (October 15, 2013)

>> Proposed Ten-Year Timeline Illustration

>> Elementary Schools Master Plan Ten-Year Timeline September 2015 

>> Proposed Ten-Year Timeline - October 2013


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