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: April 2021
Construction Start Date: May 2021
Completion Date: December 2022

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Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $12,400,611

Actual Bid Price: $8,977,611

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.

Western Alamance High School (WAHS) held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 21, 2021 at 10:30am. The groundbreaking ceremony signifies the start of renovations, upgrades, and expansion at WAHS. WAHS will receive new classrooms, a CTE lab, renovations throughout the campus, and a cafeteria expansion. The target completion date for Western Alamance High School is December 2022.

WAHS Groundbreaking

WAHS Groundbreaking Shovels

WAHS Groundbreaking Speech

WAHS Groundbreaking Ceremony

Western High School Capital Projects

Capital Projects in Progress

  1. 2020: Roof over Chorus Room $150,000

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