Southern Alamance High School

631 Southern High School Rd, Graham, NC 27253

General Information

Year Built: 1959
Building Area: 164,528 SF
Acres: 89.5 (includes Southern Middle)
Classroom Capacity: 1,100
Number of Students: 1,407
Current Capacity: 127.91%
Project Start Date: March 2019
Bond Issuance Date: April 2021
Construction Start Date: May 2021
Completion Date: November 2022


Draft Conceptual Drawing for Southern High School

Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $20,661,931

Actual Bid Price: $17,887,779

Add 27,525 SF building space to provide:
• Demolish 2 buildings and construct 2-story classroom building to replace 16 classrooms and restrooms plus
6 classrooms
5 science labs
3 resource rooms
• Cafeteria/Dining Expansion
• Renovations/upgrades to existing buildings

Renovate/Upgrade Existing Buildings to include:
• School safety improvements (cameras, blinds, carded entry locks)
• Replace damaged floor tiles; patch cracked terrazzo flooring
• Exterior window replacement & caulk where needed
• Renovate multi-restroom facilities with new plumbing fixtures, tile, partitions and paint
• Roof replacements or repairs where needed
• Remove lockers to widen hallways for improved traffic flow
• Replace non-ADA compliant cabinet, sinks, door hardware
• Replace aging mechanical systems
• Add humidity controls to HVAC
• Replace campus walkway canopy system

Southern High School Bond Project Updates

Click on the description to see information regarding bond project progress.

On June 15, 2021, Alamance-Burlington School System celebrated the beginning of construction for the Southern High School by breaking ground. ABSS leaders, elected officials, and community leaders gathered at the groundbreaking ceremony on the property. Southern High School is a major construction project that is scheduled to be completed in November 2022.

ABSS Southern HS Groundbreaking- Aerial

ABSS Southern HS Groundbreaking- Samet

ABSS Southern HS Groundbreaking- Shovels

ABSS Southern HS Groundbreaking

Southern Alamance High School Capital Projects

Capital Projects in Progress

No projects identified at this time

Capital Projects Completed

  1. 2020: Installation of Front Office ADA Furniture
  2. 2020: Installation of ADA Home Economics Stations
  3. 2016: Tennis Courts $37,000.00
  4. 2016: Parking Lot Striping $650.00
  5. 2016: Door Replacement $5,200.00
  6. 2016: Bathroom Partition Replacement $8,400.00
  7. 2016: Roof Repairs-Band/Gym/Weight Room $60,000.00
  8. 2016: Track Repair $140,000.00