Option #4

  • How can we improve our middle school program?
  • Where can we place programs and schools to address capacity and achievement needs in middle school?


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 issues, 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



Middle School Improvements

Paisley IB Magnet

Expand IB Programme, more HS classrooms


Renovation, increase capacity from 627 to 1027

Philo-Hill Magnet

Possible HAG


Renovation, increase capacity from 445 to 845

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 Robinhood or Southwest Middle


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

Middle School TOTAL**


Increase capacity from 1672 to 2572 and 2400 new

Option #4 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