On February 28, Goshen Central
School District residents approved a $30.48 million capital improvement
project that will help create 21st century learning environments,
address safety and security, modernize the performing arts program and
auditorium and upgraded the athletic facilities at Goshen High School.
Construction will likely begin in
June 2018 and will take approximately 11-16 months to complete.
As the district moves forward in
implementing the capital project plans, updates will be posted to this
The capital improvement
project focuses mainly at Goshen High School and includes site
improvements, renovations and additions, as well as improvements to district-wide information
technology (IT) infrastructure, without impacting the tax levy.
15,000 square foot addition that will
provide four new classrooms, centralized
administrative offices, and a
security vestibule at the front entrance.
Five additional interior
classrooms (for a total of 9). Two will be dedicated to special
New STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts
& Math) Lab and Suite.
Music department upgrades including a renovated
choral room and department office, new practice rooms, and upgraded
seating, acoustics and lighting in the auditorium.
Athletic upgrades that include a new artificial
multi-use turf athletic field with 8-lane track and lighting (to
replace existing track and football field) and 1,500 seat bleachers,
concession stand, team locker rooms, training room, storage rooms
New bus loop and parking lot to provide safer
drop-off patterns for buses, students, parents and visitors.
464 square foot kitchen addition that will
improve the efficiency of the cafeteria serving line and the overall
layout of the cafeteria.
Repaired sidewalks, curbs and parking lot in
front of ‘A’ wing.
Repaired sidewalk from Scotchtown Avenue
Elementary School to new bus loop at the high school.
Original window and
New fire alarm system.
New wall partitions between the ‘A’ wing
infrastructure upgrades including improved
high speed broadband and wireless connectivity throughout the
district and a VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) phone system.