New Schools

Vista Hills Public School (314 Sweet Gale Street, Waterloo)

Vista Hills Final Rendering 10March2015 Architect’s rendering of the new Vista Hills Public School by +VG Architects

Project Description New JK-8 school of approximately 646 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project October 21, 2013
Project Status Phase 4 of 4, Construction
Projected Completion September 2016

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Riverside Public School Replacement (250 William Street, Elmira) William St at Country Club Estates Dr – Lunor Subdivision

New Riverside PS Rendering - Back

New Riverside PS Rendering - FrontArchitect’s rendering of the new Riverside Public School by Kingsland + Architects

Project Description New JK-6 school of approximately 557 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project November 18, 2013
Project Status Phase 4 of 4, Construction
Projected Completion September 2016

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Groh Public School (225 Thomas Slee Drive, Kitchener) Thomas Slee Dr at Groh Dr

225 Thomas Slee Dr Rendering 2015 10 22 Architect’s rendering of the new South Kitchener Elementary School by CS&P Architects

Project Description New JK-8 school of approximately 600 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project March 18, 2013
Project Status Phase 3 of 4, Ministry Approval to Proceed to Tender
Projected Completion September 2017
Boundary Approved Yes

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Chicopee Hills Public School (Lackner Blvd & Fairway Rd N, Kitchener)

Chicopee Hills PS RenderingArchitect’s rendering of Chicopee Hills Public School by BJC Architects

Project Description New JK-8 school of approximately 650 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project May 9, 2011
Project Status Phase 3 of 4, Design
Projected Completion September 2017

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New West Kitchener Elementary School (Seabrook Drive, Kitchener) – Wildflowers Subdivision

Project Description New JK-8 school of approximately 663 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project May 11, 2015
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design
Projected Completion Tentatively September 2018

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New SE Cambridge Elementary School (Greengate, Cambridge)

Project Description New JK-8 school of approximately 520 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project May 11, 2015
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2019)

Updates:

  • October 30, 2015 – This project was not approved by the Ministry of Education for the 2015 Capital Priorities Grant
  • 2015 Capital Priorities Grant Submission – This project was submitted in the Board’s top 7 priorities to the Ministry of Education on July 15, 2015
  • May 11, 2015 – Capital Priorities Submission

New West Kitchener Secondary School (location TBD)

Project Description New Secondary School of approximately 1,200 pupil places
Board Approval of Project May 11, 2015
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown

Updates:

  • October 30, 2015 – This project was not approved by the Ministry of Education for the 2015 Capital Priorities Grant
  • 2015 Capital Priorities Grant Submission – This project was submitted in the Board’s top 7 priorities to the Ministry of Education on July 15, 2015
  • May 11, 2015 – Capital Priorities Submission
  • March 23, 2015 – Secondary Boundary Update 2015

New East K-W Elementary School (410 Falconridge Dr, Kitchener)

Project Description New JK-6 school of approximately 325 pupil place capacity
Board Approval of Project June 21, 2010
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2019)

Updates:

  • May 11, 2015: This project is not being considered for the 2015 Capital Priorities Grant submission – it is not in the Board’s top 7 priorities.
  • 2013 Capital Priorities Grant Submission – This project was not in the Board’s top 8 priorities and therefore could not be submitted for funding in the October 31, 2013 Capital Priorities Submission
  • April 30, 2013 – Update regarding Bridgeport P.S. boundary changes and school construction timelines
  • January 24, 2013 – Ministry response to 2012 Capital Priorities Grant Submission
    • “This project was not considered for Capital Priorities Grant funding as it was identified as a lower priority by the board.”
  • June 21, 2010 – East KW Accommodation Review Completed

Westmount Public School Rebuild (329 Glasgow St, Kitchener)

New Westmount PS Rendering CS&P Architect’s rendering of the new Westmount Public School by CS&P Architects

Project Description Rebuild JK-6 school of approximately 485 pupil place capacity on same site
Board Approval of Project March 18, 2013
Project Status Open
Projected Completion September 2015

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