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DRAFT of proposed 5-year Capital Projects Plan

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Below is a DRAFT of the proposed 5-year Capital Projects Plan created by Harding Parker & Associates. Action items included in this DRAFT have been presented to the Berkeley County Board of Education, however they have not yet been approved.

This proposed 5-Year Capital Projects Plan (as of the above publication date) was last shared with the public at a special February 28, 2019 meeting on attendance lines at Sangaree Middle. This DRAFT of the proposed 5-Year Capital Projects Plan was last revised on February 6, 2019. Further updates/revisions and/or change in status of this drafted proposal will be published when approved by the board and made available.


5-Year Capital Projects Plan (DRAFT)

Revised 2/6/2019

New School Construction

  1. New Middle School- Build a new 6-8th grade middle school to serve 1,200 students. (Location yet to be determined.)
  2. New Elementary School- Build a new K-5th grade elementary school to serve 850 students. (I-26 corridor). (Location yet to be determined.)
  3. New Middle School- Build a new 6-8th grade middle school to serve 1,200 students. (Location yet to be determined.)
  4. New Elementary School- Build a new K- 5th grade elementary school to serve 850 students. (Location yet to be determined.)

Classroom Additions

  1. Cane Bay Middle School- Build a 19 classroom addition to serve 475 additional students. (45-day enrollment 1,184 students) (229 students below capacity w/ the addition)
  2. Cane Bay Elementary School- Build 12 additional classrooms to serve 300 additional students. (45-day enrollment 1,098 students) (196 students below capacity w/ the addition)
  3. Sangaree Middle School- Build a 12 classroom addition to serve 300 additional students. (45-day enrollment 805 students) (169 students below capacity w/ the addition)
  4. Goose Creek Elementary School- Build 8 classrooms to serve 200 additional students. (45-day enrollment 1,001 students) (185 students below capacity w/ the addition)

School Renovations

Mt. Holly Elementary School (In Progress)

  • Replace all the exterior window lintels and install new exterior windows.
  • Replace all the HVAC console water source heat pumps in the classrooms building wide.
  • Retrofit all the existing T8 light fixtures to energy saving LED fixtures building wide.

School Demolition/Building Additions

Goose Creek High School

  • (Phase 1) Demolish a 22-classroom section of the school’s original 300 & 400 wings (+ 35,000 sq. ft.).
  • (Phase 2) Build a new 20-classroom wing (+ 26,000 sq. ft.) that will connect the front wing onto the back wing of the campus. (Adjusted enrollment capacity 826 students)

St. Stephen Elementary School

  • (Phase 1) Demolish the 1962 front classroom wing of the school and build a new main front entrance, new lobby, and new administration area. (Adjusted enrollment capacity 733 students)

Cainhoy Elementary

  • Demolish two of the 1956 classroom wings.

St. Stephen Middle School

  • Demolish the 1958 classroom wing and the 1958 vocational shop portions of the school.

District Demolition Projects

Bonneau Warehouse

  • Demolish the 1950 block and brick sections of the original facilities.
  • Disassemble the 16,986 sq. ft. metal building and reuse the building steel to build a new warehouse at Men Riv and to build a bus repair shop at Transportation’s airport road facility.

Misc. Capital Projects

Berkeley Elementary School- Construct a new parent pickup/ drop off stacking loop.

Districtwide- Build permanent athletic field houses/ training rooms/ band uniform storage rooms/ book rooms/ and remove the existing “temporary” portable units. (BHS, CHS, HHS).

Oakley Maintenance Facilities

  • Build a larger maintenance supply warehouse to include a 20,000 sq. ft. central receiving and distribution warehouse for the district.
  • Establish and pave a 100 employee parking lot.

Men Riv Office of Technology- Build a 10,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled central receiving/ distribution/ storage facility for the district’s technology equipment and student records to be stored.)

Department of Transportation/ Bus Maintenance Shop- Build a 6,986 sq. ft. bus maintenance shop.

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