MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith Released his Recommendations

October 27, 2019
Alex Tsironis
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On Friday, October 25th, MCPS superintendent Jack Smith released his Recommended FY 2021 Capital Budget and the FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program.

Below are a few highlights:


  • Six previously approved and three new addition projects at Cresthaven, DuFief, Ronald McNair, Montgomery Knolls, Roscoe Nix, Pinecrest, Bethesda, William Tyler Page, and Westbrook elementary schools.
  • Two new elementary schools in Gaithersburg and Clarksburg clusters.
  • Four previously approved additions at Parkland, Pyle, Silver Spring International, and Takoma Park middle schools.
  • New building for E. Brooke Lee Middle School (upped from previously approved addition).
  • Two previously approved additions at Kennedy and Whitman high schools.
  • Previously approved addition and facility upgrade at Northwood High School.
  • Opening of new high school at Crown Farm site (Crown in Gaithersburg) and re-opening of Woodward High School by 2025.
  • Construction of an early childhood center at Watkins Mill High School by 2022.
  • Schools that include Damascus, Magruder, Poolesville and Wootton high schools have completion dates between 2024-2027.

For more information and further details, you can find the Superintendent’s Recommended FY 2021 Capital Budget and the FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program here.

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1 Comment

  1. Brenda graninget on November 1, 2019 at 1:47 am

    I hope previously approved flower hill elementary is on the list. School built in the 80’s. Need a new bus and parent entrance and exit.

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