What We Are Doing

  •  An exciting new chapter for WCSD schools begins.

    With the completion and approval of the final district wide FMP, the district is taking steps toward the implementation of this comprehensive plan. On February 1, 2024, the Capital Funding Protection Committee approved a recommendation to the WCSD Board of Trustees of the budget allocations for the “Major Projects Program 23/24 A” in the amount of $190.5M. At the February 13, 2024, Board of Trustees meeting, the Trustees approved the budget allocations for the “Major Projects Program 23/24 A” in the amount of $190.5M.

    This budget allocation provides for the following work:

    • Stead Elementary School- $3.5 million for design work to rebuild at new site
    • Reed High School - $12.5 million for design work for school modernization project
    • Mathews Elementary School - $1.3 million for design work for modernization project
    • Palmer Elementary School - $1.5 million for design work for modernization project
    • Loder Elementary School - $.2 million for conceptual study to rebuild school on current site
    • Wooster High School - $1 million for conceptual study to rebuild school on current site

    In addition, WCSD’s current projects include:

    • Debbie Smith Career & Technical Education Academy High School - $182 million to repurpose the former Hug High School with a planned opening in August 2025
    • Central Transportation Yard - $45.5 million for expansion project with a planned completion in fall/winter 2026.
    • Vaughn Middle School - $125 million for rebuild of the school on current site with no interruption to operation of the school with a planned opening of the new school in August 2026

    Further details and information on these projects is updated on the New Schools and Expansions page.

    View information on the district's major capital projects.