Construction Watch: New Georgia district high school to cost nearly $90 million

The 338,000-square-foot Cross Keys High School in DeKalb County is expected to open in 2020
By: | August 23, 2019
A rendering of the new Cross Keys High School, DeKalb County, GeorgiaA rendering of the new Cross Keys High School, DeKalb County, Georgia

The DeKalb County school system in Georgia is planning to build a new high school costing nearly $90 million. That’s more than twice the cost of two brand-new high schools just a few miles away in Gwinnett County. While all three are the same size—about 300,000 square feet—officials say the cost comparison is not “apples to apples,” considering specifications and other factors. Read more.

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Over the next 10 years, the Bangor, Maine, district’s public schools could be in for a $110 million makeover. Two reconfiguration options for the city’s 10 school buildings include consolidations or doing repairs and upgrades needed to keep the current buildings. Read more.