Community meeting

The public is invited to a community meeting to provide an update on the new Apopka K-8 school –

With the new Apopka K-8 School approximately 40% complete, a community meeting will be held on Thursday, September 2 at 6 p.m. virtually and in person at the cafeteria of Wolf Lake Elementary School to provide an update on the project.

Orange County School Board District 7 member Melissa Byrd invites members of the public to the community meeting.

Currently known as Site 90-K8-N-7, the school will have a capacity of approximately 1,200 students and will relieve overcapacity in the northwest Apopka region, namely Wolf Elementary and Middle Schools. Lake.

Launched in late January, construction of the $49 million K-8 school has had 15 months to complete with an expected completion date of May 2022, in time for the opening of the 2022-2023 school year.

At its December 16, 2020 meeting, the Apopka City Council unanimously approved the K-8 School Major Development Plan. The building will be 141,952 square feet on an estimated 15 acres of land with the address of 4650 and 4700 Jason Dwelley Parkway.

According to city documents, the major development plan for the K-8 school details the construction of the school’s main building, gymnasium, athletic field, hard courts, and recreation area. drop off/pick up.

The plan also reserves an area for future laptops to be installed as needed.

To attend the community meeting virtually, register on

To attend in person at the Wolf Lake Elementary cafeteria, RSVP to [email protected] Masks will be required for the in-person meeting.

More information about the meeting here: Invitation to site meeting 90-K8-N-7.

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