Anne Arundel County will be getting $33.3 million from the state this year for construction projects at more than 20 schools, including three from Severna Park.
Newly reopened received $1.1 million for additions and renovations. This money isn't for additional work, but to repay the county for work that was already completed.
was given $882,000 for kindergarten additions and Severna Park Elementary School will receive $766,000 for pre-K additions.
The funding comes from the state’s Board of Public Works, which approved construction improvements at 206 schools across the state to the tune of $349.2 million, according to David Lever of the Maryland Public School Construction Program.
The Maryland Board of Public Works had already allotted $20 million for county schools, but on Wednesday, the board agreed to an additional $12.6 million.
Of Anne Arundel County's 125 schools, 23 will receive funding this year from the state. A number of other projects are getting local funding, with the state reviewing the plans, said schools Chief Operating Officer Alex Szachnowicz.
The county school projects on the approved funding are:
- Annapolis High School—$1.89 million for HVAC
- Severna Park Elementary School—$766,000 for pre-K additions
- Oak Hill Elementary School—$882,000 for kindergarten additions
- Glen Burnie Park Elementary School—$271,000 for roofing
- Broadneck High School—$2.03 million for science lab renovation and open-space classroom conversion
- Deale Elementary School—$690,000 for roofing
- Chesapeake High School—$1.89 million for HVAC
- Folger McKinsey Elementary School—$1.1 million for additions and renovations
- Point Pleasant Elementary School—$2.05 million for additions and renovations
- Northeast High School—$6.61 million for additions and renovations
- Central Middle School—$2.46 million for open-space classroom conversion
- Bodkin Elementary School—$720,000 for kindergarten additions
- Phoenix Annapolis at Germantown Elementary School—$3.52 million for additions and renovations
- Annapolis Elementary School—$1.81 million for renovations
- Crofton Middle School—$2.19 million for additions
- South Shore Elementary School—$492,000 for kindergarten additions
- Solley Elementary School—$58,000 for electrical improvements
- J. Albert Adams Academy—$58,000 for electrical improvements
- Lothian Elementary School—$1.63 million for school replacement
- Crofton Elementary School—$1.41 million for additions and renovations
- Mills-Parole Elementary School—$1.41 million for additions and renovations
- Maryland City Elementary School—$784,000 for gymnasium additions
- Waugh Chapel Elementary—$784,000 for gymnasium additions
The Board of Public Work’s determination of schools that would receive funding was based on recommendations from the Interagency Committee on School Construction, Lever wrote in a letter to the Anne Arundel County school system.