DeAngelis Diamond announced the completion of work to add to the Franklin Christian Academy this week, according to a statement.
Jhis project included a 10-classroom addition of 33,000 square feet to the existing campus, which allowed the school to add classes 1 through 4, increasing total school enrollment to 335 students.
“It was our honor to build the addition of Franklin Christian Academy and to create lasting relationships with the school, design team, business partners and families,” said Kris Duran, Division Director of Nashville. “We are grateful to everyone who provided their expertise to support FCA’s healthy environment, excellence, quality and culture.”
Other highlights of the project include a new turf sports field that offers new programs for the school, more parking, a common lunch area, new visual art and interpretive rooms, a new administrative space, learning alcoves and access to 96W with connection to Mack Hatcher bike/walking path.
The design of the new addition was facilitated by 906 Studio Architects, which included new lighting, natural lighting and views to all classrooms and alcoves, as well as operable windows in all classrooms to provide privacy. fresh air to all students and teachers.
Construction began in March 2021 and was completed on time and under budget, according to the company. The statement said the sports field was delivered seven months ahead of schedule, in time for the 2022 football season. Direct purchases of materials resulted in tax savings of $179,500