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Board of Ed to Examine Crofton School Additions

Crofton Middle and Crofton Meadows Elementary may get significant additional classroom space.

The Anne Arundel County Board of Education is set to review and vote on design documents for classroom additions at Crofton Middle and Crofton Meadows Elementary with a combined cost of $10.2 million. 

School board officials are scheduled to discuss the plan at their meeting Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Annapolis. 

Anne Arundel County Public Schools reported in a press release that the 12-classroom addition at Crofton Middle will cost about $7 million and is slated to be completed around 2014. The addition would relieve overcrowding at the school, which has a capacity of 1,019 but an enrollment of 1,150, according to the release. 

Crofton Meadows Elementary could get six additional rooms for its kindergarten and prekindergarten classes, also expected to be completed in 2014, according to the school system. The total project costs about $3.2 million, according to the release. 

The school system has also begun examining redistricting ideas for the Crofton schools to help with enrollment issues. 

Crofton Dude October 10, 2012 at 02:53 PM
So let me see if I got this straight , Severna Park Middle School gets a 55 million dollar make over including flat screen TV's in the cafeteria and all the board can come up with for Crofton is 7 million to add a few class rooms. This totally sucks--in this county there are the haves and there are the have nots. We are the have nots.
Joey Bowker October 10, 2012 at 06:34 PM
Do you just make up numbers?
Papa Starfish October 11, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Have you been to Pioneer City? I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Crofton has a few more resources.
Crofton Dude October 11, 2012 at 03:34 PM
thats what the remodel at SPMS cost--look it up, Pioneer City doesn't have a Middle School, those kids go to Meade Millde which is beautiful and was build by the DOD
Bob Mosier October 12, 2012 at 09:48 AM
Anne Arundel County has no DOD schools. Bob Mosier Public Information Officer Anne Arundel County Public Schools

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