Neelsville Middle School's original structure was built in 1981. The facility received life safety upgrades in 2002, a cooling tower replacement in 2005, and an energy recovery unit replacement in 2008. Various mechanical and electrical upgrades along with classroom modifications and the enclosure of the cafeteria have occurred over the last few years. The existing building is approximately 128,130 gross square feet. Presently, the school capacity is 922 students and the enrollment is 911 students in grades 6 through 8. The school site is 6,500 gross square feet and is also home to an Infants and Toddlers Program facility.
|Clusters:||Seneca Valley and Watkins Mill|
|Completion Date:||August 2024|
|Site Size:||29.17 acres|
|Building Size:||175,000 square feet|
|Enrollment Projections:||2023-2024: 785|
|Project Manager:||Rob Badstibner, 240-740-7737|
The purpose of this project is to replace the existing Neelsville Middle School and to provide program spaces for Grades 6–8 that meet the requirements of the educational specifications provided by MCPS. The new facility is being built on existing playfields on the west side of the site, and the existing school remains operational during the construction of the new facility.
The project will increase student enrollment capacity, address accessibility and safety issues, and provide new building systems. The new facility will provide modernized educational spaces with improved infrastructure and flexibility to better serve the Neelsville community.