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Frequently Asked Questions
Water levels are a problem throughout Sharon. How will the construction been done to avoid impacting the water table and potentially causing water problems in the surrounding area?
How many classrooms and additional "educational spaces" are being included in the new high school design?
Do features of the new building proposal meet ADA requirements?
How is the building design working around the wetlands, ensuring minimal negative impact?
What is the cost differential in ensuring that the new high school building meets the requirement set by our town to ensure the new building meets a certain level of LEED certification?
How will the septic system be reconfigured to accommodate the new high school building?
What is the estimated cost per square foot of the new building, particularly as this number compares to other new high school projects?
How “green” will the new building be?
What opportunities have there been for the public to learn about the project?
What are the major deficiencies of the current high school?
What current codes and educational standards are not met by the current high school?
What are the controls that the school department and school committee have in place to ensure that the scope of the project is properly limited to what is needed by the MSBA regs?
What are the future enrollment projections that the School Committee is or will use to plan the HS project to ensure it meets protected future needs? Can we get a copy?
What is Sharon’s track record for past school construction being on or under budget?
What is the impact on the upcoming accreditation with the current state of the High School and no firm plan to remediate?
What consequences are there to the current non-compliance with ADA and MSBA standards?
How were the Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) and architect selected?
What is the current enrollment at Sharon High School?
Should we be concerned that we will outgrow this new building in the near term?
Does the current plan have bells and whistles?