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South Glens Falls
Central School District


South Glens Falls
Central School District


South Glens Falls CSD is completing a $57.8 million capital project to advance and improve instructional programming, health and safety, ADA compliance, security measures, energy efficiencies, and technology infrastructure in its school facilities.

Kristine Orr Talks About the Transformation at South Glens Falls CSD


New Science Addition

An eight classroom addition at the high school provided enlarged chemistry, biology, and physics classrooms. Each classroom features new lab tables, desks and casework, as well as a "greenhouse corner" suitable for hands-on learning. 

Elementary School Addition

The addition at Ballard Elementary added six new 21st century classrooms, equipped with multiple teaching walls and various seating styles to easily reconfigure the space. Modern LED lighting automatically adjusts based on the amount of natural light a room receives, enhancing energy efficiency and cost savings.  

Tanglewood Media Center

Renovations to Tanglewood Elementary School's existing library converted the dated space into a modern, collaborative media center. A new makerspace with views into the library allows students to explore their natural curiosity and engage with various technologies. 

Transportation Facility

A combined transportation and operations/maintenance facility centralized the district's facilities department and provided administrative, service and maintenance improvements. Site work at the high school constructed a separate drop off area and dedicated bus lane to alleviate congestion and improve safety.

Project Scope

The district-wide capital project includes an eight-classroom addition at the high school and a six-classroom addition at Ballard Elementary School to accommodate the growing student population. The project also features expanded library media centers and renovations to music and art classrooms at Ballard and Tanglewood Elementary Schools, two new tennis courts, a basketball court, and a resurfaced track. 

Site and building maintenance improvements include new roofing, windows, doors and flooring across all six school buildings. A combined transportation and operations/maintenance facility was constructed on the site of the lower bus garage on Harrison Avenue to address health and safety concerns and update and enlarge the space. 


South Glens Falls, NY

Completion Date

June 2020


Science Classrooms, Academic Classrooms, Library Media Center, Art Classrooms, Music, Transportation, Safety and Security, Technology and Infrastructure

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