Construction Updates Include Contract for Allen Jay Rock Gymnasium

At the July 24 Board of Education meeting, the board voted to award a construction contract to Bar Construction Company, Inc., in the amount of $999,000 for the Allen Jay Rock Gymnasium.

Last year, the board approved renovations for the historic rock gym that is on the campus of Allen Jay Middle. Once renovated, the gym will offer an assembly space for 450 people and two or three additional smaller conference rooms for district academic support and other meetings.

Also at the meeting on Thursday, the board approved staff to move forward with four priority projects.

These included:

  • Project: Bluford Elementary School
    Scope: Multi-purpose Room Addition and Renovation
    Construction Budget: $5,887,562
  • Project: High Point Central High School
    Scope: Media Center Addition, Cafeteria Expansion and Moderate Renovations
    Construction Budget: $8,323,146
  • Project: Hunter Elementary School
    Scope: Prototype Replacement School
    Construction Budget: $10,594,322
  • Project: Guilford Middle School
    Scope: Prototype Replacement School
    Construction Budget: $22,383,607