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M. Ann Levett, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

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Savannah, GA 31401
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ESPLOST 3 Plans
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ESPLOST III - Project List
A referendum for the continuation of the existing one-percent sales tax for education was approved by Chatham County voters on November 8, 2016.  

ESPLOST III Plan - The plan demonstrates a commitment to STEM education, physical education and athletics, school renovations, and a response to the overwhelming growth in western Chatham County.  The plan remains committed to the elimination of Bond Debt, security and system improvements, technology upgrades and school renovations.  The project schedule was approved during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education on December 7, 2016.  To view the approved project schedule, please click the following link: ESPLOST III PROJECT SCHEDULE

ESPLOST III LIST OF PROJECTS:

 

ESPLOST III - New & Replacement Schools

School

Grades

Capacity

Gould Elementary School

K-5

650

White Bluff Elementary School

K-5

650

Groves High School

9-12

1200

Jenkins STEM High School

9-12

1375*

New K-8 School
(Groves Campus)

K-8

1000

New K-8 School
(western Chatham County-New Hampstead Campus)

K-8

1200

* Includes 100 high school students from CGCA

ESPLOST III - Renovations

School

Grades

Description

Largo-Tibet Elementary School

K-5

Interior renovations

Marshpoint Elementary School

K-5

Cosmetic interior renovation

Pooler Elementary School

K-5

Cosmetic interior renovation

J.G. Smith Elementary School

K-5

Interior  renovation, includes windows

Shuman Elementary School

K-5

Cosmetic interior renovation

Windsor Forest Elementary

K-5

Interior improvements to gymnasium

Coastal Ga. Comprehensive Academy

K-8

Cosmetic interior renovation

East Broad Street K-8 School

K-8

Cosmetic interior renovation

Hubert Middle School

6-8

Cosmetic interior renovation

STEM Academy at Bartlett

6-8

Cosmetic interior renovation

Coastal Middle School

6-8

Cosmetic interior renovation

Savannah Arts Academy

9-12

Interior renovation & window replacement

Savannah High School

9-12

Reconfigure/remodel for CTAE

Windsor Forest High School

9-12

Interior renovation & convert gym to auditorium

Woodville Tompkins High School

9-12

Gym conversion to auditorium

ESPLOST III - Land Acquisition

School

Grades

Capacity

Acres

Gould Elementary School

K-5

650

12

ESPLOST III – Additions

School

Grades

Description

J.G. Smith Elementary School

K-5

6 Classrooms

Largo-Tibet Elementary

K-5

Café & Gymnasium

Beach High School

9-12

Auditorium

Savannah High

9-12

CTAE Welding Lab

Savannah Arts

9-12

Two-story café w/classrooms

Woodville Tompkins High School

9-12

Gymnasium

ESPLOST III - Site Work

School

Grades

Description

Islands High School

9-12

Phase 3 – physical education/athletics field house & track

Savannah Arts Academy

9-12

Parking & fence

Savannah High School

9-12

Physical education/athletics, football, soccer, track & tennis

Groves High School

9-12

Physical education/athletics, football, soccer, track & tennis

ESPLOST III - Roof Replacement

School

Grades

Description

Ellis Montessori

K-8

Main building shingles

Southwest Middle School

6-8

Entire roof

West Chatham Middle School

6-8

Entire roof

Islands High School

6-12

Entire roof

ESPLOST III - HVAC

School

Grades

Marshpoint  Elementary School

K-5

East Broad Street K-8 School

K-8

Georgetown K-8 School

K-8

Johnson High School

9-12

Savannah Arts Academy

9-12

Woodville Tompkins High School (Lower Campus)

9-12

ESPLOST III - Security Improvements District-wide

Description

Radio signal amplification in buildings

Maintain existing surveillance & access control systems

Additional exterior surveillance cameras

ESPLOST III – Technology District-wide

Description

Implement and maintain a 3:1 student to classroom computer ratio

Create 21st Century Learning Commons

Maintain and support multimedia classroom projection systems and interactive devices

Instructional technology mini-grants

Distance learning and video conferencing

Maintain and support district servers and infrastructure

ESPLOST III – Other Program Benefits

Description

Purchase of New School Buses

Bond Debt Reduction

ESPLOST III PLAN: In advance of the November 2016 referendum, district staff completed data analysis, a district wide Facility Condition Assessment, and held eight public meetings (held in May 2016), for the finalization of the ESPLOST III plan. The ESPLOST continuation was included as a referendum on the November 8, 2016, ballot in Chatham County and was approved in every precinct.