Plans for a new Elementary school in Merced County will start next year

Plans for a new Elementary school are underway in the City of Atwater.

The project would involve the construction of the school on approximately 10 acres located at the northwest corner of Juniper Avenue and Bridgewater Street in the City of Atwater.

The elementary school would serve up to approximately 600 students in Transitional Kindergarten through 6th grade.

The campus would have about 27 classrooms, administrative offices, a multi-purpose building, hardcourt areas and athletic fields, which may include lighting.

The school plans to be staffed by up to 45 employees, including administrators, faculty, and support staff.

The school would be in regular session on weekdays from late August to early June but may host special events and classes during evenings, on weekends, and during the summer recess.

Construction of the project would begin in late 2021, with operation of the proposed elementary school beginning in August 2023.

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