ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Jefferson County School District broke ground on a brand new K-8 school in Arvada on Thursday. It’s the district’s first new construction in a decade.
The $25 million project will serve students in Arvada’s Candelas neighborhood.READ MORE: South Park Creators To Buy Casa Bonita For $3.1 Million
âThis area is really developing very quickly and weâre making plans to make sure we accommodate students that move into the area,â Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Dan McMinimee said.READ MORE: 'Girls Can Do Anything': Colorado Girls Introduced To Possibilities Of Careers In Construction
Jefferson County is Colorado’s second biggest school district.MORE NEWS: Ptarmigan Fire: Hundreds Remain Evacuated, New Evacuations Ordered After Wildfire Started Near Homes In Summit County
The new school will be ready for new students in fall of 2017.