Delaware City Schools Renovations & Additions

Delaware, Ohio


Delaware City School District


56,414 sq.ft.

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This project involved additions and renovations at three schools in the Delaware City School District in order to handle additional student capacity.

At Dempsey Middle School, the district desired to increase classroom capacity. Another important portion of the facility upgrade involved creating a separate orchestra room. Previously, the school had a single space shared by both the band and orchestra. The school also had a need for group restrooms and a concessions room situated closer to its football stadium. An addition was built onto the back of the school to provide these restrooms and a concessions area.

At Carlisle Elementary School, the school had a hidden front entry. Another existing door was more prominent but was not a main entrance. The existing office also was situated in the building interior and didn’t allow for a secured visitor entry point. In this project, a new front entrance addition and administration and clinic space were built in a more prominent location, closer to the parking lot and front bus drop-off loop. The previous office area was converted to special education classroom space.

At Schultz Elementary School, the student and staff population had expanded beyond capacity, so a 10-classroom addition was built. Existing portions of the school were renovated to move the art room away from the office area. The facility also needed a full preparation kitchen. An addition was constructed at the existing kitchen area to provide walk-in cooler and freezer units. The kitchen was renovated with additional food preparation and serving equipment.

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