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Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board continuously strives to improve and maintain the best quality and conditions of its school facilities to support the learning environment for students and staff, and for the use of schools by the greater community.

This webpage provides information regarding current major school capital projects that are underway. Typically the status of new school construction, school additions and major alteration work projects are reported on this site.

Please see the latest Capital Projects Update for more information, or look at your school below.

If the new project is a result of a consolidation or growth, then planning is needed to support the transitions associated with school closures, boundary reviews, and naming of new schools. Please visit our Transitions page or click on your school below.

Please Note: If your school is not identified below, it may be part of future projects, either under the Facility Benchmark Strategies or another Capital scope.

Adelaide Hoodless

  • Barrier-Free washroom renovation
  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Elevator
  • Playground revitalization
  • Weeping Tile

Allan A. Greenleaf

  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Total number of portables increased to two

A.M. Cunningham

  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Playfield
  • Visual Arts rooms

Ancaster Meadow

  • Limited playground access
  • Total number of portables decreased to two

Ancaster Senior

Bellmoore

Work Taking Place Communications
Binbrook temporary accommodation at Summit Park

  • Early Years child care retrofits
  • Site drainage improvements
  • Total number of portables increased to 19

Construction

Bennetto

  • Early Years child care retrofits
  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Music Room
  • Playfield
  • Science room
  • Visual Arts room

Beverly Central

Billy Green

  • Gym expansion
  • Minor washroom renovations
  • Music room
  • Playfield
  • Science room
  • Total number of portables decreased to seven
  • Visual Arts room

Cathy Wever

  • Change all lighting to LED

CB Stirling

  • Remove the overhang outside of school

Central

  • Total number of portables increased to three

CH Bray

Chedoke

  • Full Day Kindergarten play area
  • Learning gardens
  • Site work

Collegiate Ave.

Work Taking Place Communications
  • Addition to accommodate 213 students
  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Music room
  • Playfield
  • Science room
  • Visual Arts room

 

Design Phase

Dalewood

  • Playfield

Dr. Davey

  • Early Years child care retrofits

Dr. Seaton

Dundas Central

  • Accessibility improvements
  • Music room
  • Playfield
  • Visual Arts room

Earl Kitchener

  • All portables removed
  • Full Day Kindergarten washroom renovation
  • Learning Commons
  • Minor washroom renovations
  • Playfield
  • Visual Arts room

Eastdale

Work Taking Place Communications
  • Demolition of current Eastdale

During the construction period of the new Eastdale school, Eastdale students will be accommodated at Mountain View School starting September 2018. This allows Mountain View and Eastdale families and students to form relationships in advance of the new Eastdale/Mountain View School opening.

 

Construction

Ecole Michaëlle Jean

  • Accessibility improvements
  • Boiler replacement
  • Learning Commons
  • Music room
  • Science rooms
  • Septic System upgrade
  • Total number of portables increased to two
  • Visual Arts rooms

Elizabeth Bagshaw

Work Taking Place Communications
Addition at Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Design Phase

Fessenden

Flamborough Centre

  • Painting and locker repairs

Franklin Road

  • Learning Commons
  • Playground repaving
  • Total number of portables increased to three

Glen Brae

Work Taking Place Communications
  • No construction will be taking place at Glen Brae for summer 2018
  • New school construction to consolidate Glen Brae, Glen Echo and Sir Isaac Brock into a new elementary school

Municipal Approvals

Glen Echo

Work Taking Place Communications
  • No construction will be taking place at Glen Brae for summer 2018
  • New school construction to consolidate Glen Brae, Glen Echo and Sir Isaac Brock into a new elementary school

Municipal Approvals

Gordon Price

  • Repair outside stairs

Green Acres

Greensville

Work Taking Place Communications
  • New school construction to consolidate Greensville and Spencer Valley into a new elementary school

 

Construction Tender

Guy Brown

  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Total number of portables remains at three

Helen Detwiler

  • Early Years child care addition
  • Change all lighting to LED

Hillcrest

  • Change all lighting to LED

Huntington Park

  • Early Years child care addition

James Macdonald

  • Revitalize front entrance

Mary Hopkins

  • Boiler replacement

Memorial (City)

  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Playfield & Playground revitalization
  • Washroom renovations

Memorial (Stoney Creek)

Millgrove

  • Gym expansion
  • Playfield
  • Universal washroom
  • Visual Arts room

Mount Albion

Mount Hope

  • Paving and sidewalks
  • Total number of portables decreased to one

Mountain View

Work Taking Place Communications
  • Accessible Main Entrance with new concrete sidewalk from parking area
  • Currently reviewing feasibility to expand parking lot
  • Mountain View will be configured to service additional portable classrooms to accommodate incoming students
  • New school construction to replace current Eastdale and accommodate both Eastdale and Mountain View students
  • New ramp to ensure accessibility to playground
  • Total number of portables increased to 15
  • Universal barrier-free washroom

During the construction period of the new Eastdale school, Eastdale students will be accommodated at Mountain View School starting September 2018. This allows Mountain View and Eastdale families and students to form relationships in advance of the new Eastdale/Mountain View School opening.

Construction

Parkdale

  • Boiler replacement
  • Boys washroom
  • Repaving play area

Queen Mary

  • Change all lighting to LED

Queen's Rangers

Queensdale

  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Music room
  • Playfield
  • Science room
  • Total number of portable increased to two
  • Visual Arts room

R.A. Riddell

  • Change all lighting to LED

Ridgemount

  • Total number of portables decreased to one

R.L. Hyslop

Rosedale

  • Gym expansion
  • Learning Commons
  • Playfield
  • Visual Arts room

Rousseau

Sir Isaac Brock

Work Taking Place Communications
  • New school construction to consolidate Sir Isaac Brock, Glen Echo and Glen Brae into a new elementary school

Municipal Approvals

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Work Taking Place Communications
  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Full Day Kindergarten addition
  • Music room
  • Renovations for consolidation with Elizabeth Bagshaw
  • Roof replacement

Design Phase

Spencer Valley

Work Taking Place Communications
  • New school construction to consolidate Spencer Valley and Greensville into a new elementary school
  • Total number of portables remains at three

 


 

Construction Tender

Summit Park

Work Taking Place Communications
New elementary school

  • Contractors are mobilizing on the site during the week of July 9, 2018.


Construction

Tapleytown

  • Total number of portables increased to six

W.H. Ballard

  • Gym expansion
  • Music room
  • Playground
  • Visual Arts rooms

Winona

  • Total number of portables decreased to six

Ancaster High

  • Asbestos abatement
  • Dust collector replacement
  • Minor washroom renovations
  • Natural turf sports field
  • Roof repair
  • Video surveillance upgrades

Bernie Custis

Expected Opening: September 2019

Construction - Secondary

Delta

Expected Opening: September 2019

Construction - Secondary

 

Dundas Valley

  • Manufacturing room
  • Sports field revitalization (natural turf)

Glendale

  • Learning Commons
  • Renovations to accommodate the Performing Arts program
  • Auditorium
  • Sports field revitalization (natural turf)

Nora Frances Henderson

Orchard Park

  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Dust collector replacement
  • Natural turf sports field

Saltfleet

  • Minor washroom renovations
  • Science labs
  • Natural turf field

Sherwood

  • Change all lighting to LED

Sir Allan MacNab

  • Dust collector replacement
  • Hospitality and Tourism program
  • Learning Commons
  • Science labs

Sir John A. Macdonald

Expected Opening: September 2019

Construction - Secondary

 

Sir Winston Churchill

  • Change all lighting to LED
  • Cosmetology
  • Dust collector replacement
  • HVAC
  • Learning Commons
  • Roof and pumps
  • Science labs
  • Video surveillance upgrades

Waterdown

  • Artificial turf field

Westdale

  • Gym floor revitalization
  • Learning Commons
  • Painting and flooring
  • Science labs
  • Second-floor washrooms

Westmount

  • Fire Alarm upgrades
  • Learning Commons
  • Science labs
  • Video surveillance upgrades
  • Washroom renovations
Updated on Thursday, December 13, 2018.
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