R.E. Shaw Building Project

Thank you Town of Millbury for Approving the New R.E. Shaw Elementary School!

Estimated Project Bid Date: December 2020

Estimated Construction Period: Spring 2021 - Fall 2022

Estimated New Building Complete: June 2022

The Millbury Public School District has received approval from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to design a new grades 3 – 6 school facility for a certified enrollment of 550 students at 58 Elmwood Street (the site of the current Shaw School) . The MSBA has agreed to contribute between 24.2 to 24.7 million dollars of the project costs.

Carousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel image

Fast Facts about the New R.E. Shaw Building Project

-Building Square Footage: 90,266

(Current school: 76,437 sf)

-Grades: 3-6

(Current school: Gr. 4-6)

-LEED Silver Certified building systems

(high efficiency/sustainable design standards)

-STEM-focused learning spaces with new technology infrastructure

-Building design that maximizes student and staff safety

-Total Estimated Project Cost: $60,922,761

(includes design, construction, furniture and technology)

-Anticipated Maximum Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Share: $25,002,981

-Anticipated Maximum Town Share: $35,919,780

-Based on a $36 million bond for 30 years at a 3.75% fixed interest rate, the expected tax impact will be $1.21 per $1,000 assessed value.

Visit the FAQ and Documents pages for more facts about the Shaw Building Project