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Kingsport City Schools Capital Construction Projects

For over 100 years, the Kingsport community has positively supported the mission of Kingsport City Schools by ensuring children and adults have the highest quality environments in which to learn, teach, and operate.  That focus continues today through strategic efforts to provide the resources necessary so that building and facility improvements are completed in a way the support the goals of KCS.
 
To better communicate the work being done to improve KCS facilities utilizing public funding, this website is intended to provide information describing capital projects throughout the district.

CURRENT CAPITAL PROJECTS

Date BOE Approved:  November 14, 2022
Approved Project Cost:  $3,499,860
Funding Source:  General Project Fund
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2024
Description: Replacement of HVAC units in classrooms and common areas of Johnson Elementary School.  Replaces all units, as they are approaching their end-of-life. 
 
Date BOE Approved:  November 14, 2022
Approved Project Cost:  $3,277,457
Funding Source:  General Project Fund
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2024
Description: Replacement of HVAC units in classrooms and common areas of Lincoln Elementary School.  Replaces all units, as they are approaching their end-of-life. 
 
Date BOE Approved:  September 26, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $23,215,000
Funding Source:  City of Kingsport Bond Issuance; KCS D-B Renovation Fund
Anticipated Completion Date:  March 2025
Description: Renovate gymnasium Lamella roof structure, seating, HVAC, electrical, gym floor, activities office, lobby, entry plaza, rear entrance and parking, scoreboard, and other identified items.
 
Date BOE Approved:  December 14, 2021
Approved Project Cost:  $5,753,088.44
Funding Source:  ESSER 3
Anticipated Completion Date:  Spring 2024
Description:  Perform a re-roof of the Dobyns-Bennett High School facility, including:
  • Roof materials
  • Painting
  • Flashing, where needed
 
Date BOE Approved:  May 9, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $3,089,280
Funding Source:  ESSER 3.0
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2024
Description:    Replacement of HVAC units in classrooms and common areas of Jefferson Elementary School.
 

past CAPITAL PROJECTS

Date BOE Approved:  September 12, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $96,346
Funding Source:  Current operating budget capital improvement account
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2023
Description: Replace existing boiler due to it's reaching end-of-life.
 
Date BOE Approved:  May 9, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $304,530
Funding Source:  School Capital Improvements Project, GP2301
Anticipated Completion Date:  August 2023
Description:  Replacement of D-B Kitchen dish washer, due to existing unit reaching end-of-life.
 
Date BOE Approved:  December 13, 2022
Approved Project Cost:  $2,525,990
Funding Source:  ESSER; Dobyns-Bennett Renovation Project GP2111
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2023
Description:  Perform upgrades and improvements to the Dobyns-Bennett pool and pool area.
 

 

Date BOE Approved:  April 11, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $219,938
Funding Source:  School Capital Improvements Project, GP2301
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2023
Description:  Provide necessary life and safety upgrades to unfinished spaces adjacent to the D-B EXCEL facility, allowing for lab-type use by students during the school day.
 

 

Date BOE Approved:  August 17, 2022
Approved Project Cost:  $2,542,100
Funding Source:  ESSER 2.0; ESSER 3.0
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2023
Description:  Replacement of HVAC units in classrooms and common areas of Jefferson Elementary School.
 

 

Date BOE Approved:  April 11, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $219,938
Funding Source:  School Capital Improvements Project, GP2301
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2023
Description:  Upgrades to the flooring in the Sevier Gymnasiums, including replacement and painting/finishing of the floor in the Sprankle Gymnasium and refinishing the floor in the main gymnasium.
 

 

Date BOE Approved:  September 12, 2023
Approved Project Cost:  $316,743
Funding Source: School Capital Improvements Project GP2301
Anticipated Completion Date:  January 1, 2024
Description:  Perform renovation to convert current workroom space to student classroom space to accommodate increased enrollment at Palmer.
 

 

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