Williams - Progress as Promised

  • In April 2019, Springfield voters approved Proposition S which enables Springfield Public Schools to make facility improvements to a number of schools, including renovation and expansion of Williams Elementary. The expansion will include space for an early childhood hub at an estimated cost of $3.65 million.  Renovation cost are expected to be $14.32 million. The facility will serve up to 350 K-5 students and 100 pre-K students.

    Improvements will include:

    • Address accessibility and security challenges
    • Safe room gymnasium
    • Expanded space for preschool mini-hub

     

Relocation of Students

  • Williams relocation For the 2020-2021 school year, Williams Elementary students will temporarily relocate, due to construction, to a school building located at 1813 S. Scenic Ave. 


    Free bus transportation will be provided for all Williams students who currently live in the Williams attendance area to the relocation site. Individuals attending Williams on a transfer will be responsible for providing their own transportation to the temporary site. A postcard containing details about bus stop locations and pick-up and drop-off times will be mailed in August.

General Updates

  • To help students become familiar with the relocation site, a Meet the Teacher event will be held at the relocation site prior to school starting in August.  This event will allow you to also learn more about the construction of the current Williams building.


     

News and Information

  • Construction contract and Boys and Girls Club agreement approved

    July 30 2020

    During its meeting, the Board of Education approved the following related to Williams bond project.


    Inspections and materials testing

    July 14 2020

    During its meeting, the Board of Education approved the following related to Williams bond project.


    Asbestos abatement

    June 23 2020

    During its meeting, the Board of Education approved the following related to Williams bond project.


    Pre-cast construction contract approved

    June 9, 2020

    The Board of Education approved the following item for the Williams bond project:


    Demolition bid approved

    Apr. 21, 2020

    The Board of Education approved the following item for the Williams bond project:


    Commissioning services approved

    Mar. 10, 2020

    The Board of Education approved the following item for the Williams bond project:


    Change order and engineering services approved

    Feb. 4, 2020

    During its meeting, the Board of Education took action on pre-demo asbestos inspectionCivil engineering fees were approved for Toth & Associates.


    Asbestos Abatement approved

    Jan. 21, 2020

    During its combined meeting, the Board of Education took action on the following item related to Williams bond project.


    Construction Manager at Risk approved

    Nov. 5, 2019

    During its study session, the Board of Education took action on the following item related to Williams bond project.


    Progress underway for Williams

    Sept. 3, 2019

    During its study session, the Board of Education took action on the following items related to Williams bond project.