October 29, 2020
Image of Watson Lane Elementary school

JCPS breaks ground on southwest Louisville’s first new school in 22 years

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) broke ground on October 22, 2020 for a new elementary school in the Dixie Highway corridor in Louisville, which is intended to merge Wilkerson and Watson Lane elementary schools. Students who would have attended Wilkerson and Watson Lane elementary schools will go to the new school, which is scheduled to open in August 2022. The $17 million school is being constructed on land right behind Wilkerson Elementary School, and is the third built in the past 10 years by JCPS. The 82,532 square foot school design will include two stories of classrooms, as well as […]
October 29, 2020
Image of Jacobs Hall, Kentucky school for the Deaf

Ground broken for new elementary school at the Kentucky School for the Deaf

“Every square foot of this new building is designed around the safety and instruction of students – from the way the rooms are designed to the way the mechanical systems are integrated,”