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New Hildreth Elementary School will feature a dedicated STEM center

Education Facilities

New Hildreth Elementary School will feature a dedicated STEM center

The project is slated for completion in 2021.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | October 21, 2019
Hildreth exterior

All renderings courtesy Arrowstreet

Shawmut Design and Construction, in partnership with Arrowstreet, NV5, and the Massachusetts School Building Authority, has broken ground on the new Hildreth Elementary School in Harvard, Mass.

The 85,200-sf school will accommodate 445 PK-5 students. The facility will include 25 core classrooms, a media center, an open-styled lobby, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, an art room, superintendent and administrative support staff offices, a state-of-the-art STEM center, and flexible learning spaces.

 

HIldreth elementary lobby area

 

Built in two phases, the first phase of construction will include the ground-up construction of the building adjacent to the existing building, while the second phase will begin with the demolition of the existing school and include outdoor site enhancements. Outdoor enhancements include two playgrounds, a sports field, an updated bus drop-off lane, clearer pick-up/drop-off zones, and 96 designated parking spaces. Stormwater mitigation measures and rooftop solar panels will also be included.

 

See Also: Covenant House New York will support the city’s homeless youth

 

The school is scheduled for completion in 2021.

 

HIldreth library

 

HIldreth Cafeteria

 

HIldreth Elementary gymnasium

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