New Schools

Janet Metcalfe Public School 335 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 4 of 4, Construction; Funding received Oct 30, 2015
Projected Completion September 2018
Boundary TBD by the Fischer-Hallman/Huron Elementary Schools Boundary Study

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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, Funding received Nov 21, 2016
Projected Completion TBA

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New Huron South (Tartan Ave) Elementary School

Project Description New Elementary School
Board Approval of Project May 9, 2016
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design. Funding received Jan 15, 2018
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2020)

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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

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North Cambridge (Hunt Club) Elementary School

Project Description New Elementary School
Board Approval of Project May 15, 2017
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2020)

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New Breslau-Hopewell Creek (Thomasfield) Elementary School

Project Description New Elementary School
Board Approval of Project May 15, 2017
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2020)

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New Doon South II (Ormston) Elementary School

Project Description New Elementary School
Board Approval of Project May 15, 2017
Project Status Phase 1 of 4, Pre-Design, awaiting Ministry of Education approval and funding
Projected Completion Unknown (no earlier than September 2020)

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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 2020)

Updates:

  • May 15, 2017: This project is not being considered for the 2017 Capital Priorities Grant submission – it is not in the Board”s top 8 priorities
  • May 9, 2016: This project is not being considered for the 2016 Capital Priorities Grant submission – it is not in the Board’s top 7 priorities.
  • 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