Loudon County Schools

Long Range Building Plan Proposal

 

South

 

Phase 1

A.     Purchase property near Exit 72 at I-75 and build a PK-8 school with a functional capacity of 800 and a core capacity of 1,000.

         Estimated cost $16,000,000 plus land

 

B.      Renovate and add new kitchen/dining area and four (4) classrooms at

Philadelphia Elementary.

         Estimated cost $1,750,000

 

C.      Renovate and connect current Loudon Elementary and Fort Loudoun

Middle into one building for PK-8 with a capacity of 800 and a core

capacity of 1,000.

         Estimated cost $10,500,000

 

D.     Renovate Loudon High auditorium and relocate office area to front of building.

         Estimated cost $1,250,000

 

Phase 2 -

A.     Expand Steekee Elementary to a PK-8 with a capacity of 600 and a

core capacity of 800

         Estimated cost $2,500,000 plus additional land

 

B.      Renovate areas of Loudon High and construct a freshman academy

building.

         Estimated cost $4,250,000

East

 

Phase 1 Build a PK-12 facility for 900 with a core capacity of 900 on the

               property acquired on Morganton Road.

         Estimated cost $26,000,000

 

Phase 2 - Renovate portions of the existing building at Greenback for

                 appropriate future use.

         Estimated cost $10,000,000 to $15,000,000 (depending on usage)

 

North

 

Phase 1

A.     Build a middle school for grades 6-8 with a capacity of 900 and a core capacity of 1,200 on the property on Highway 321.

         Estimated cost $22,000,000

 

B.      Convert existing Eaton Elementary into a PK-2 school.  Replace HVAC and make any renovations necessary for PreK facilities.

         Estimated cost $1,850,000

 

C.      Convert existing North Middle into a 3-5 grade school.  Construct new kitchen at rear of current multi-purpose room and convert multi-purpose room into dining area.  Replace HVAC in original section of building.

         Estimated cost $1,850,000

 

D.     Convert Highland Park Elementary into a PK-8 school with a capacity of 800 and a core capacity of 1,000.  Acquire additional property as needed.

         Estimated cost $12,000,000 plus additional land

 

Phase 2

          A.  Locate suitable property in the 6th district for a new PK-8 school with a

                 capacity of 800 and a core capacity of 1,000.

         Estimated cost $17,500,000 plus land

 

 

B.  Renovate original pods at the 3-5 intermediate school.

         Estimated cost $1,500,000

 

C.  Renovate and expand the Alternative School areas at LCTC and

     replace HVAC as necessary.

         Estimated cost $1,900,000  (does not include converting space for

   housing Board offices)

 

 

Talking Points:

A.     Any school that will lose programs due to reduction in enrollment

will be able to retain those programs with local funding until the

enrollment increases to regain State funding.

 

B.      All renovations/additions to existing buildings include new HVAC

      units and kitchen upgrades (unless new kitchen is built).

 

C.      Potential future new county high school in northern section of

      county.

 

D.     Potential relocation of board of education offices to LCTC.  If this

      becomes necessary, alternative school could be included at this

      time.

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