Wv School Building Authority

26 West Virginia districts are seeking nearly $166 million in state funding for school construction

Nov. 3, 2021
The West Virginia School Building Authority will decide in December which projects to fund.

Twenty-six West Virginia school districts have submitted nearly $166 million in requests for state aid for construction projects.

The projects range from school construction, consolidation and renovation projects, reports The Herald-Dispatch

The West Virginia School Building Authority’s board members will decide next month which projects will receive state funding.

Board officials say they expect to have between $80 million and $90 million to disburse to districts.

The proposed projects include:

  • renovations to Kanawha County’s Cedar Grove Elementary that would include closing Cedar Grove Middle,
  • a new Meadows Elementary in Cabell County,
  • a new Midland Trail Elementary in Fayette County,
  • renovating Buffalo Middle into a prekindergarten-8th grade school to close Buffalo Elementary in Wayne County,
  • a new Duval prekindergarten-8th grade school in Lincoln County,
  • a new school to consolidate McDowell County’s Fall River, Kimball and Welch elementaries,
  • new Harrisville and Creed Collins elementaries in Ritchie County,
  • a new Buckhannon-Upshur High in Upshur County,
  • and multiple others elsewhere, including for roof and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) replacements.

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