• Option #1

    • How can we address capacity and safety needs?
    • How can we address diversity and equity through programming?
    • How can we use the opening of new schools as way to create options for year-round or single-gender?



    Total Cost


    Priority Projects

    Konnoak Elementary


    Partial replacement, increase capacity from 400 to 750, 2 pre-K classrooms

    Lowrance Middle


    Relocation @ Paisley

    John F. Kennedy High


    Renovation for CTE classrooms


    Enhance post-secondary opportunities


    Relocation of high school program

    Hanes Magnet

    HAG*, Expand STEM*


    Relocation @ Cameron Ave.

    Innovative Learning Centers


    Re-imagine media centers in all schools

    New middle school


    New, addresses capacity needs, capacity of 800

    Maintenance and capital improvements


    Replace building component systems (roofs, boilers, chillers, controls, windows, lights, fire alarms, etc.)

    High school stadium upgrade


    Mount Tabor home side

    Priority Project TOTAL



    Elementary School Improvements

    Ashley Academy

    Global Technology Academy


    Replacement, increase capacity from 450 to 800, 2 pre-K classrooms

    Brunson Elementary


    Replacement, increase capacity from 400 to 800, 2 pre-K classrooms

    Cook Elementary

    Repurpose as possible Pre-K Center, year-round, single gender or other


    Renovation and addition, increase capacity from 450 to 600, 2 pre-K classrooms

    Easton Elementary


    Addition, increase capacity from 300 to 550, 2 pre-K classrooms, new cafeteria

    Sherwood Forest Elementary


    Replacement, increase capacity from 552 to 600

    Southwest Elementary


    Replacement, increase capacity from 657 to 800, 2 pre-K classrooms

    New Zone 8 Elementary

    STEM OR Year-round possibilities


    New, capacity of 800, 2 pre-K classrooms

    Pre-Kindergarten Center


    New, increase pre-K capacity by 108, 6 pre-K classrooms

    Land for an eastern elementary


    Land purchase for future needs

    Elementary School TOTAL


    Increase capacity from 2809 to 4150 and 800 new

    Middle School Improvements

    Hill Middle

    Possible HAG expansion


    Replacement, increase capacity from 631 to 845

    Paisley IB Magnet

    Expand IB Programme, more HS classrooms


    Renovation, increase capacity from 627 to 827

    Philo-Hill Magnet

    Enhance magnet theme OR STEM


    Renovation, increase capacity from 445 to 550

    Wiley Magnet

    Expand STEAM*


    Renovation, increase capacity from 600 to 700, replace gym

    New middle at Smith Farm

    Dual language OR Newcomer Center


    New, relieve Southeast Middle, capacity of 800

    New Walkertown Middle


    New, increase Walkertown High capacity, capacity of 800

    New Southwest Middle


    New; relieve Clemmons, Flat Rock, Jefferson and Meadowlark; capacity of 800

    New middle on Robinhood Rd. 


    New, relieve Meadowlark and Jefferson, capacity of 800

    Middle School TOTAL**


    Increase capacity from 2303 to 2922 and 3200 new

    High School Improvements

    North Forsyth High


    Renovation to update buildings, safety, ADA access, gyms

    Reynolds High


    Replacement of history building, renovation of gyms, ADA access, HVAC system

    East Forsyth High


    Renovation to update buildings, safety, ADA access, cafeteria

    High School TOTAL



    Other Improvements



    Cameras to district standard for all schools, entry access controls for all middle schools

    High school stadium upgrades


    Glenn home side ($3M), North Forsyth home side ($2.5M), Deaton-Thompson home and visiting sides ($5M), Reynolds contribution to home side ($2.5M)

    Operations improvements


    Bus garage and food services operational needs @ Indiana Ave. property

    Other TOTAL



    Option #1 TOTAL



    *Definitions: HAG = highly academically gifted; STEM = science, technology, engineering, math; STEAM = science, technology, engineering, arts, math

    **Cost of one new middle school included in Priority Projects