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New York City begins construction of elementary school in the Bronx

Aug. 2, 2021
The $66.8 million building will have capacity for 572 students in prekindergarten through 5th grade.

New York City has begun construction of a $66.8 million, 572-seat school building in the Bronx.

The school will be built adjacent to the South Bronx Educational Complex and will provide needed classroom capacity as a result of  redevelopment projects in the area, according to a city news release

The four-story school will house grades pre-K through fifth grade. The building will also house a special education component.

Construction is expected to be completed by the 2024-25 school year. 

The School Construction Authority’s 2020-24 Capital Program includes nearly $1.6 billion in funding for 21 buildings that will add 11,983 seats in the Bronx.

Forte Construction Corp. is the construction manager for the project. 

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