A groundbreaking ceremony held on September 17th  marked a “new chapter” for the school which has served Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph for more than six decades.

“This project is exciting, as our beautiful old building was definitely showing its age,” said Dr. Allanna Hemenway, Randolph Elementary School principal in a JBSA news release. “We are moving our students from a 1952 building to a building pre-wired with the technology infrastructure and larger spaces that our students deserve.

The new $15.5 million multipurpose facility that will include classrooms for grades 2-5, administrative offices, a library/media center and a cafeteria.

The 56,000-square-foot project is expected be completed by May 2021.

Photo by Brian J. Valencia