Norfolk Public Schools PPEA - Five New Elementary Schools

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Key Details

New Construction

Energy Star Rating

Five New Elementary Schools

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  • Constructed five new elementary schools over a three year period

  • Each school is unique, serving a variety of students and grades; each designed to fit seamlessly into the neighborhood

  • Daylighting and energy efficient lighting controls

  • Simple energy efficient HVAC using rooftop package units and variable air volume air distribution

  • Web based software designed so students and teachers can monitor building’s energy consumption

  • Achieved Energy Star Rating


A design-build team led by S.B. Ballard was selected to design and construct five new elementary schools over a three year period as part of the Building the Future PPEA initiative.



  • New Construction

  • Architects – RRMM Architects, Waller Todd and Sadler Architects, Livas Group

  • Contractor and PPEA Leader –  S. B.  Ballard Construction Company

  • Ranging from 92,350 SF to 181,849 SF

  • $128,000,000 total cost