The new Hazeldale Elementary School opened its doors in August 2018. Hazeldale students and staff spent the 2017-2018 school year in a temporary school in the Timberland area, while their school was demolished and rebuilt.
Hazeldale Elementary School is the second of four schools to be replaced as part of the District's $680 million construction bond approved by voters in May 2014. The previous building, built in 1942, was torn down and replaced with a modern, 87,200 sq.ft., two-story building that holds 750 students.
The District worked closely with DLR Group Architects on the design of the facility, as well as General Contractor Kirby Nagelhout on the construction. The same design was used as a prototype for William Walker Elementary, Vose Elementary and Sato Elementary School, saving money and time.
Funding: 2014 Bond
Schedule: 06/2017 - 09/2018
Opened in September 2018
Architect: DLR Architects; General Contractor: Kirby Nagelhout
87,200 square foot building with 750-student capacity
More than 100 parking spaces
Solar panels generate 84 kW, 20% of what the building uses; enough power to support 8 average U.S. homes
Abundant natural light and constant fresh outside air to all classrooms
Reinforced structure allows immediate occupancy after a seismic event
Centrally located gym, commons and courtyard provide a large venue for school and community events