School Improvements

Public Education
7:46 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Schools Request Nearly $130 Million for Building and Upgrades

Monongalia County Superintendent Frank Devono shows members of the School Building Authority where his county is experiencing the most population growth.
Credit Ashton Marra / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Over the past two days, 18 counties presented their facility needs to the state School Building Authority in Charleston. The requests totaled more than $100 million, but the agency only has about $45 million to give. That means some tough choices between deserving projects across the state.

Here is a list of those projects and their estimated costs.

Doddridge County:

  • $898,128 for two new classrooms at Doddridge County Elementary School
  • $398,128 in SBA funds

Gilmer County:

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