About Capital Plan
NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO REPLACE HOUSTON AND CHAPMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
ESTIMATED COST $36 million
OPENING DATE Fall 2018
To be located in the Drayton Community, the new school will be built for 800 students and will replace Houston and Chapman Elementary Schools.
Houston and Chapman are 47 and 62 years old, respectively, and no longer meet the required standards for today’s school facilities. The new elementary school will be a focal point for the developing neighborhoods currently being designed by Pacolet Milliken Enterprises.
NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART HIGH SCHOOL DESIGNED FOR 2,100 STUDENTS, WITH A CORE CAPACITY OF 2,500 STUDENTS.
ESTIMATED COST: $128 million
OPENING DATE: Fall 2019
The new Spartanburg High School will provide flexible spaces conducive to 21st century teaching and learning. Included in one efficiently designed campus, the high school will provide students and faculty with larger classrooms and gathering spaces to accommodate collaborative, project-based learning; fine arts and athletic facilities that support performances and athletic events; a modern guidance and career center; more parking; and optimal visibility and egress.
RENOVATION OF THE EXISTING SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL TO CREATE A NEW MCCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL.
ESTIMATED COST: $11.6 million
OPENING DATE: Fall 2020
Classroom sizes at the current McCracken Middle School are well below current space requirements and the acreage for athletic and extracurricular activities is limited. Converting the high school to a modern middle school will yield a number of advantages for students and faculty, including the addition of flexible learning spaces, greater room for fine arts and athletic events, optimal classroom sizes and additional parking.