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LAUSD selects Clark Construction to build new South Los Angeles High School

July 31, 2009 |

Los Angeles, CA – Monday, July 27, 2009 - The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) awarded Clark Construction Group – California, LP an $87 million contract to build South Los Angeles Area New High School No. 3.  This is the fourth project LAUSD has awarded Clark is the past five years.


South Los Angeles Area New High School No. 3 will accommodate 2,025 students and help relieve overcrowding at the nearby Manual Arts Senior High School.  Located on a 15-acre campus in south Los Angeles, the project site is adjacent to residential and commercial structures; however, the school’s five buildings will all face an interior courtyard.  The school will include 75 classrooms and provide students with four Small Learning Communities, a national program adopted by LAUSD.  Additional school facilities include a library/media center, gymnasium, multipurpose/performing arts building, and food services.


A 187-space on-grade parking structure will be constructed with 62,000 square feet of basketball courts on the second level. A football field, competition track, and additional athletic fields face out into the neighborhood and will function as a shared space with the community.


South Los Angeles Area New High School No. 3 is the fourth partnership between Clark and the LAUSD.  The company completed Central Los Angeles Area High School #10 in 2006 and is currently building LAUSD High School #2/Esteban E. Torres High School and Central Region Middle School #7.


Construction on the project is scheduled to begin in August 2009 and final completion is planned for August 2011.


CSDA Architects, Inc., of Marina Del Ray, Calif., is the project architect. Additional project partners include IBE Consulting Engineers, Sherman Oaks, Calif., MEP engineer; Grossman & Speer Associates, Inc., Glendale, Calif., structural engineer; VCA Engineering, VanDorpe Chou Associates, Inc., Orange, Calif., civil engineer; Melendrez Landscape Architecture, Los Angeles, landscape architect; and Jeff Fetter Associates, Salinas, Calif., food service facility engineer.

Clark Construction Group ( is one of the nation’s leading providers of construction services.

  Contact: Eric Fulton

  Clark Construction Group, LLC

  Phone: (301) 272-8437

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