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New Alachua County elementary school begins construction

By on June 8th, 2011

School district officials say construction on Alachua County’s newest elementary school is setting standards higher. It will open in time for fall of 20-12 and will relieve overpopulated school zones on the western side of Gainesville. Public Information Officer for Alachua County Public Schools Jackie Johnson says this building will be technologically advanced.

“Two stories, 38 classrooms, it will be hurricane hardened. It will have state of the art classroom technology, it will be a very green school, some excellent safety and security controls. This is definitely going to be a very high quality facility,” she says.

Transfer students will be from Hidden Oak and Littlewood elementary schools. The school will be located at Northwest 39th Avenue and 112th street.


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