Previous School Construction Projects & Building Consolidations

Since the beginning of East Allen County Schools it has renovated schools, built new ones and closed and consolidated schools.
What are past projects?
Provided below are some of the major projects that have occurred during the last twenty years:
- Construction of Cedarville Elementary (1998)
- Renovations of Woodlan Jr./Sr. High School (1999)
- Renovation of Auditorium at Park Hill Learning Center (2001)
- Renovations of Leo Jr./Sr. High School (2002)
- Closure of Village Middle School (2002)
- Construction of Prince Chapman Academy (2002)
- Air Conditioning in all Buildings (completed in 2003)
- Renovation at Heritage Jr./Sr. High School (2004)
- Demolition of Jefferson Township School (2008)
- Closure of New Haven Elementary School (2011)
- Closure of Harlan Elementary School (2011)
- Closure of Village Elementary School (2011)
- Closure of Village Elementary School (2011)
- Closure of Paul Harding High School (2011)
- East Allen Alternative School (2011)
- Paul Harding Junior High School (2011)
- East Allen University (2012)
- Closure of Heritage Elementary (former Hoagland Elementary) (2014)
- Closure of Woodlan Primary (former Woodburn Elementary) (2014)
- Heritage K-12 Campus (2014)
- Woodlan K-12 Campus (2014)

What did EACS do with the closed buildings?
After East Allen County Schools determined that a closed building is no longer needed for educational purposes the district has sold it.  During the past ten years, EACS has sold Village Woods Middle School, Monroeville Elementary School, Harlan Elementary School, and Village Elementary School.  The former New Haven Elementary School building houses the East Allen Alternative School Program.  The former Woodburn Elementary School is currently for sale based on the expressed interest in the property.  

How did the Heritage K-12 and Woodlan K-12 Projects occur when the most recent Construction Referendum was defeated?
The residents approval of the Heritage K-12 and Woodlan K-12 Campus Projects was determined by the Petition-Remonstrance Process.  The Heritage K-12 and Woodlan K-12 Project were approved by 85% to 15% and 91% to 9% respectively.

Did the closing of buildings save money?
Yes, the closure and consolidation of school buildings reduced/eliminated operational costs (e.g. utilities, administration) for the district.

Are new buildings more efficient?
New buildings are more efficient in ensuring that an appropriate learning environment (e.g. lighting, temperature, humidity, and air quality) for students and staff .
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