List Elementary has two additional classrooms under construction
Construction began last month for additional classroom space at List Elementary School.
Frankenmuth School District Superintendent Adele Martin said two additional classrooms are being built on the west side of List, with Frankenmuth’s William Bronner & Son Contractors serving as the general contractor.
The classrooms will be used to create more room for small group and one-on-one interactions with students who need focused help.
“We have special education teachers who are currently using former closets and storage areas for this work,” Martin explained. “We will move two regular classrooms into the new spaces when they are completed. Then two of the existing classrooms will be converted into the specialized learning spaces.”
The classroom addition, valued at $830,000, is being funded with sinking fund monies that were approved by the FSD voters in 2014. The sinking fund millage renewal proposal will go before voters at the Tuesday, August 6, special election.
Martin anticipates the project will be completed in time for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Other sinking fund projects the district will undertake this summer include addressing watershed and drainage improvements at the east end of the district campus, east to Rittmueller Middle School.
All of the rain we have had in the past month has slowed down the construction, but we are hoping Bronner can make good progress in the upcoming weeks,” Martin said.