Somerset Elementary School

Thanks to the support of voters, Somerset Elementary School is in the process of making renovations and repairs to its facility. We will update this page weekly as construction progresses.

UPDATE FOR AUGUST 13, 2019


Completed for week ending August 9, 2019

  • Project is in Design Development Phase.
  • Weekly design meetings being held at LSE Architects.
  • Solutions to the 1936 additions entry addition roofing are being explored.


BUILDING PROJECTS

Academic and Program Improvements
Sitework includes separating bus and parent drop-off/pick-up
Handicapped accessibility improvements
Rightsized kindergarten classrooms to meet state guidelines
Create collaboration/small-group commons for grades 1-2
Two-story addition for classrooms and collaboration space
Renovation to provide handicapped access to 1936 structure 
Creation of dedicated gymnasium space
Renovations to improve kitchen and serving area
Repurpose space for lab

Building Maintenance Improvements
Site improvements include drainage, concrete and retaining wall
Exterior improvements include tuck pointing, sealants and painting
Interior finishes include doors, lockers, flooring, and gym equipment
Electrical improvements include lighting, PA system, and fire alarm system




PROJECT TIMELINE
Design and Planning: March 2019-October 2019 Construction Phase: April 2020-August 2021
Construction - Exterior Additions: Last Spring-Summer 2020, Summer 2021
Construction - Interior Renovations: Summer 2020, 2021
Completion: Late August 2021



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