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Maine School Administrative District 49 new elementary school rendering

$45.6 million campus in Benton, Maine, will replace 3 elementary schools

Nov. 10, 2022
Voters in Maine School Administrative District 49 have approved a consolidation plan that will replace Albion Elementary, Clinton Elementary and Fairfield Primary schools.

The Maine School Administrative District 49, based in Fairfield, Maine, has won approval for construction of a $45.6 million elementary school in Benton

The project will enable the district to consolidate schools, reports

The district will close Albion Elementary, Fairfield Primary School and Clinton Elementary School, Pre-kindergarten through second grade classes will relocate to Benton Elementary School and third through sixth grade will be housed in the new building.

The new building will have a performance stage that can be accessed from the gym and the cafeteria, tutoring spaces within classrooms, music and band rooms, a learning commons/library, a technology classroom.

Construction could begin in January 2024 and district officials are planning for the school to be completed by December 2025.

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