WF Herman

In 2016, the W.F. Herman Secondary School building was given an addition to accommodate more students and create a junior kindergarten to Grade 12 school. This project was completed to relieve enrolment pressures at Percy P. McCallum Public School and reduce the surplus of student spaces throughout the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB).

Project details

The project was laid out in three phases to create elementary wings for new kindergarten classrooms, more offices, and a staff area. This project also included the construction of a new elementary gymnasium.

Project details and timeline include:

  • Budget: $10.6 million
  • Construction start date: 2015
  • Project completion date: October 2016


In 2012, the GECDSB conducted a program and accommodation review of the W.F. Herman Family of Schools which included:

  • Herman Secondary School
  • David Maxwell Public School
  • Coronation Public School
  • Davis Public School
  • Roseville Public School
  • Gordon McGregor Public School
  • Percy P. McCallum Public School

The Board of Trustees proposed a solution to the Ministry of Education and in 2014, the Ministry granted $10.6 million for the project.