Facilities Information

The Plymouth School District is looking forward to updated school facilities. We appreciate the support of the community, and will continue to provide information on this web page as the upgrades become reality.

 

 

o The Plymouth School District office has returned to its regular location in Plymouth High School. Park in the south (student) lot and enter Door #2.

o Community Ed & Rec staff is in temporary locations until the new space in the PHS addition is ready.
o You can register online or via mail at any time.
o You can reach staff via phone (892-5068 or x1050) or email (commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us).

o The PHS office has returned to its regular location in Plymouth High School. Park in the south (student) lot and enter Door #2.

graphic showing traffic and parking areas

o The Fairview office can be reached at 892-2621.

graphic showing traffic and parking areas at Fairview

o The Parkview office can be reached at 892-4076.

Parkview Elementary School

o Crews restored access to the school in time for Sneak Peek in August.

family entering next to new gym

 

Fairview Elementary School

o Crews restored access to the school in time for Sneak Peek in August.

Mr. O'Malley greeting families outside school

 

Plymouth High School

o Work on the science classrooms, multipurpose facility, and safer traffic access continued through August.

interior of classroom; front of PHS; and parking plan

Below are anticipated timelines for each school.

Plymouth High School

o Fall 2019: Addition completed (Open House set for PHS Homecoming); Science and Culinary Arts remodeling completed
o Summer 2020: Completion of any remaining projects (may be done earlier, if construction schedules allow)

Parkview Elementary School

o Fall 2019: Construction completed

Fairview Elementary School

o Fall 2019: Construction continues
o Winter 2019-20: Construction completed

2016

o Fall 2016: Working with consultants, the District Leadership Team developed a complete list of facility needs.

2017

o Winter 2017: Prioritization system based on importance and urgency was developed.

o Spring 2017: District worked with its architect to explore ways to address top priorities.

o Summer 2017: Board of Education Facilities Subcommittee began meeting regularly to evaluate alternatives.

o August-September 2017: District conducted focus groups with community members to get feedback.

o October-November 2017: School Perceptions conducted a community-wide survey, which showed strong support for the proposed updates.

o December 2017: Board of Education voted to proceed with a referendum.

2018

o Winter-Spring 2018: District informed community about proposed updates.

o April 2018: Voters approved the referendum question, supporting facility upgrades.

o May 2018: PHS staff participated in discussions with architect and construction manager.

o Summer 2018: Detailed PHS plans were finalized.

o Fall 2018: Board of Education awarded construction bids; construction began on the PHS addition; work began on detailed plans to upgrade Fairview and Parkview.

2019

o Winter 2019: Work continued on the PHS addition; Fairview and Parkview detailed plans were finalized and put out for bids

o Spring 2019: Work continued on the PHS addition; work began at Parkview

o June 2019: Work began on the PHS science classrooms and continued on the addition; construction began on the Parkview addition; demolition began at Fairview

o July 2019: Work began on safer traffic access in front of PHS, and continued on the addition and science classrooms; construction continued on the Parkview addition; crews prepared the Fairview site for construction

o August 2019: Work continued on safer traffic access in front of PHS, the addition and science classrooms; construction continued at Parkview; construction began at Fairview

Plymouth High School

o A crane was assembled on the site in November 2018 to handle heavy lifting.

crane towering over construction site

 
o Crews laid the lower-level walls and ceiling into place in February 2019.

Concrete walls and ceiling in place

 
o Workers guided precast sections into place on the addition in early March 2019.

Two workers with section held by crane

 
o The roof steel structure was in place by early April 2019.

Building with crane

 
o Work began on enclosing the roof in late April.

Building with crane

 
o Crews worked on enclosing the addition throughout May.

a look at the partially complete addition, as seen from the south

 
o Work on the science classrooms, multipurpose facility, and safer traffic access continued through July.

interior of classroom; front of PHS; and parking plan

Parkview Elementary School

o Construction fencing went up in April 2019.

Fencing in front of Parkview

 
o Demolition of the gymnasium and cafeteria took place in May.

crane reaching into partially demolished stage

 
o Construction of the new gymnasium began in July.

crane placing gym walls

 
 

Fairview Elementary School

o Construction fencing went up in June 2019.

Fencing in front of Fairview

 
o Demolition of the gymnasium and cafeteria took place in July.

school after removal of gymnasium area

o More secure, convenient visitor access to School, District and Community Ed & Rec offices

- School offices will be relocated with a direct view of the main door.
- District and Community Education & Recreation offices will be relocated toward the front of the PHS building, to provide easier and more secure access for visitors.
- Schools will be able to close off areas of the building during times when the community is using the building.

o Safer traffic patterns for school buses and passenger vehicles

o District-wide security and communications system upgrade

o Improved Science facilities with renovated modern labs, providing a strong foundation to support our Science & Technology curriculum

o New Health Careers curriculum, including pre-nursing and medical terminology classes, in response to expected shortages in health-care fields

o Enhanced Culinary Arts kitchens, which will allow students to earn culinary certifications

o Updated Physical Education facilities at the elementary schools and high school, with more space for year-round, indoor activities to provide more variety for students and more opportunities for community use

o Renovated Food Service facilities, with updated cafeterias