TheKennett (Pa.) Consolidated School District is planning a new elementary school. The 9,800-square foot school comes with a preliminary estimated cost between $30 and $33 million. The school is being designed to support 650 children, with additional space for close to 100 more as needed. The district estimates that the school will have 550 students when the facility opens in September 2010. The classrooms are grouped in five "pod" areas with six classrooms to each pod and space for five additional future classrooms if necessary. The architect is Gilbert Architects. To read The Kennett Paper article, click here.