The Greater Essex County District School Board has received $21.76 million in grants for new capital projects. The Ministry of Education has approved 3 proposals that will positively impact 4 schools communities. The announcement was made at a public event on January 31st at Parkview Public School
Eastwood / Parkview School Consolidation
As a result of the East Windsor / Forest Glade Program and Accommodation Review (2017), a business case was submitted for a new school to consolidate the Eastwood Public School and Parkview Public School communities.
Approval has been granted by the Ministry of Education for a 501 pupil place school with a capital budget of $11.08 million. In addition, there will be 4 childcare rooms budgeted at $2.11 million.
Addition to Queen Elizabeth P.S. (Leamington)
Following the Leamington area Program and Accommodation Review (2017), a business case was submitted for an addition to Queen Elizabeth Public School.
A grant of $1.7 million has been provided to build a 3 classroom addition to the school with 78 pupil places.
In addition $3.17 million has been granted for the construction of 4 childcare rooms and 2 rooms for an Early ON Child and Family Centre.
Essex Public School Daycare
The Ministry of Education has awarded a grant of $3.7 million to build a 7 childcare rooms at Essex Public School.