Western High School

1731 N North Carolina Hwy 87, Elon, NC 27244

General Information

Year Built: 1960
Building Area: 142,480 SF
Acres: 38.94
Classroom Capacity: 1,085
Number of Students: 1,131
Current Capacity: 104.24%
Project Start Date: October 2019
Bond Issuance Date: March 2021
Completion Date: March 2023

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Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $12,400,611

Add 7,618 SF building space to provide:
• Cafeteria/Dining Expansion
• 4 classrooms
• 2 classrooms Exceptional Children program
• 1 Career/Technical Education lab
• 2 resource rooms
• Restrooms
• Renovations/upgrades to existing buildings

Renovate/Upgrade Existing Buildings to include:
• School safety improvements (cameras, blinds, carded entry locks)
• Flooring replacement remove/abate remaining asbestos tiles
• Exterior window replacement & caulk where needed
• Renovate multi-restroom facilities with new plumbing fixtures, tile, partitions and paint
• Roof replacement or repairs where needed
• Humidity controls/HVAC upgrades where needed
• Replace campus walkway canopy system
• Replace auditorium seating
• Replace non-ADA compliant cabinetry, sinks, door hardware
• Remove lockers to widen hallways for improved traffic flow
• Rework exterior sidewalks for better accessibility

Western High School Bond Project Updates

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

  • Currently in Schematic Design
  • Administration Staff has provided input to determine building location, classroom needs, repurpose of spaces, etc.
  • Presentation to the Board of Education in August
    • Once Board of Education presentation additional stakeholder input will be solicited

Western High School Capital Projects

Capital Projects in Progress

  1. 2020: Roof over Chorus Room $150,000 (waiting for DPI approval)

Capital Projects Completed

  1. 2020: Installation of Front Office ADA Furniture
  2. 2020: Installation of ADA Home Economic Stations
  3. 2016: Gym Floor Replacement $140,000.00
  4. 2016: Tennis Court Repair $145,000.00
  5. 2016: Parking Lot Striping $2,850.00
  6. 2016: Hotbox-Water Hookup $4,500.00
  7. 2016: Door Replacement $3,815.40
  8. 2016: Bathroom Partition Replacement $8,400.00
  9. 2016: Painting $161,142.00