Campus Renovations

Florida Elementary School Undergoes $5M Renovation Project

Fruitland Park Elementary School in Fruitland Park, Fla., recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a $5-million facilities upgrade project, according to a news release. The district partnered with D&A Construction Group, designer Schenkel & Shultz, civil engineer Klima Weeks, and Matern Professional Engineering to upgrade the school with modern technology and improved efficiencies. Completion is scheduled in the for the beginning of the 2024–25 academic year.

“Providing students and faculty with state-of-the-art educational facilities is a meaningful feat; our team is dedicated to utilizing modern engineering designs and incorporating the latest technologies to ensure the school is geared with high quality and long-lasting solutions,” said Matern Professional Engineering President Ryan Strandquest. “Our team is detail-oriented and implements efficient and effective processes to ensure the project remains on schedule. We look forward to the positive impact this project will create for the Fruitland Park community.”

The renovated school will stand two stories and cover 99,200 square feet. The interior will feature amenities like administrative offices, a cafeteria, classrooms, and other modern resources, the news release reports. Outdoor spaces will include learning environments and performance spaces, as well as new basketball courts and a large soccer field.

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