By Tanna M. Friday
CLAY – Renderings of Bryant Park Elementary School, a brand-new K-5 elementary school slated to open in the Spring of 2020, have been approved and released today by the project’s architect, Turner Batson. The new school will be built within the Clay City limits behind Bryant Park and the Boys and Girls Club off Old Springville Road and is expected to reduce the number of students at both Chalkville and Clay Elementary Schools as well as pull Grayson Valley students from Pinson schools.
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“The excavation will start in Jan. 2019,” said Councilor Ronnie Dixon said. “The architect drawings are complete, schematic drawings are supposed to be finished this month and then the bid will go out in Oct.”
The new school is part of a $230 million Jefferson County School Board project that will affect a total of 16 schools, including seven new schools and nine school renovations.
See an image gallery of the new school below.