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RACINE — Racine Unified School District has spent the summer chipping away at projects that are part of the Long-Range Facilities Master Plan funded by the referendum.

The school district has provided the following facilities update to families and Racine area community members.

Facilities Plan updates

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Julian Thomas Elementary Renovations: new main entrance and office, safety and security updates, ADA and accessibility improvements, new STEM lab, and maker spacePublic welcome to attend ribbon cutting event set for Aug. 31 at 4:30 p.m. at Julian Thomas Elementary, 930 Martin Luther King Drive.
Red Apple K-8 STEAM SchoolA brand-new Red Apple K-8 STEAM School will be built on the Franklin (old Walden III) siteCheck out the latest architectural designs here.
Jerstad-Agerholm K-8Renovations: gym addition, safety and security updates, ADA and accessibility improvements, new playground

Completion expected: Fall 2024
Architectural renderings, updates and photos of the latest progress can be found here.
Hammes FieldRenovations: new turf field, softball field improvements

Completion expected: Fall 2023
Read about the progress here.
Starbuck K-8 IB SchoolNew construction will create a K-8 International Baccalaureate school.

Jefferson Lighthouse will close and move to the Starbuck K-8 Campus in fall 2024.

West Ridge IB students will also move to Starbuck in fall 2024.
Check out the latest progress and updates here.
Racine Unified School District Facilities Update
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