Educational Facilities Master Plan

Facility Concepts

Option A

New Elementary School

  • Relocate 18 kindergarten classrooms to Sullivan Center*
  • Relocate Elementary South to new 1-5, 28 Classroom, 5 section school on 11.8 acre site
  • Relocate School of Dual Language to former Elementary South
  • Relocate EC/Pre-K from Lincoln Center to former Elementary South
  • All other additions & renovations (current needs & future growth at existing schools as illustrated)
  • S.T.E.M. Center additions at all elementary schools
  • S.T.E.M. Renovations at all middle schools
  • All new developments to attend Townline as a means of maximizing space utilization across the district (12/06/2016)
  • *Dual Language kindergarten remains with School of Dual Language
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Option B

On Campus Additions

  • Relocate 18 kindergarten classrooms to Sullivan Center*
  • Relocate EC/Pre-K from Lincoln Center to Elementary North
  • New stand-alone S.T.E.M. centers on the North & South campus
  • All other additions & renovations (current needs & future growth) at existing schools as illustrated
  • *Dual Language kindergarten remains with School of Dual Language
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ARCHIVED: Adaptive Reuse
  • Relocate Elementary South to adaptive reuse facility
  • Relocate 16 Kindergarten classrooms to adaptive reuse facility
  • Relocate School of Dual Language to former Elementary South
  • Boundary change: All of Gregg’s Landing to Townline Elementary

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ARCHIVED: New Elementary South
  • New 1-5, 5 section school across from Elementary South
  • All necessary additions & renovations
  • Current needs + future growth on existing campuses
  • EC/Pre K relocated from Lincoln Center to existing Elementary South
  • Kindergarten relocated to Sullivan Center except school of Dual Language
  • All School of Dual Language relocated to existing Elementary South

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ARCHIVED: All on Campus
  • All necessary additions & renovations
  • (Current needs + future growth) on existing campuses
  • Parking additions & new recreation fields at 11.8 acre site
  • I.D.E.A. (Inquire, Design, Explain & Advance) centers at the north & south campus

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ARCHIVED: Stay the Course
    • Portable classroom additions & interior renovation work on existing campuses

*The Village of Vernon Hills has approved the use of a portable classroom at Elementary South for a 2 year period. If additional portables are needed approval will be required by the Village. There is no assurance of approval.

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Facility Plan Progress

News

  • EFMP Latest UpdateDecember 7, 2016 - 9:21 am

    Close to 200 residents who attended a special Hawthorn Board of Education meeting this week were presented with two options to help address enrollment capacity issues in District 73’s schools and provide upgraded facilities for the future of education at Hawthorn.

  • Live Stream Facilities MeetingDecember 5, 2016 - 2:55 pm

    Hawthorn is holding a special meeting tonight (Dec. 5) at 7 p.m. to share facility concepts. The meeting at MSS will be live streamed at ~https://livestream.com/accounts/15443474/events/6670429 ~.

  • Tell Us What You Think about Hawthorn SchoolsOctober 27, 2016 - 10:45 am

    During the Board of Education meeting, Jason Lembke, architect with the DLR Group, shared that the online survey distributed after the October 19 Special Board meeting continues to receive responses on a daily basis.  The survey will remain open for community input until Nov. 1.  A professional phone polling company has also begun contacting residents […]

  • Community Input SoughtSeptember 20, 2016 - 1:59 pm

    You are invited to a very special Board meeting on Wednesday, October 19 to receive important information about our proposed Educational Facility Master Plan (EFMP). As you may know, the district is continuing to experience growth and this EFMP will provide a long-term solution for both our urgent facility needs now as well as planning […]

  • D73 BOE Approves the Lease of PortablesAugust 2, 2016 - 2:39 pm

    The Hawthorn Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss 2016-2017 enrollment figures and to review options to address capacity issues. Elementary South has reached maximum capacity and to relieve building stress, the Board on Monday approved the lease of two portable units. Superintendent Nick Brown and Dr. Jill Martin, Principal at Elementary South, […]

  • FAQ for Educational Facilities Master PlanJuly 16, 2016 - 4:04 pm

    The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education created Frequently Asked Questions parents and staff raised as part of the Educational Facilities Master Plan. Please click here to view those FAQs.

Media

October 19th Meeting.