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Andover Public Schools
1432 N. Andover Rd.
Andover, Kansas 67002
Phone: 316-218-4660
Fax: 316-733-3604
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The Board of Education approved in February 2016 to proceed with a comprehensive facilities study. They selected Schaefer, Johnson, Cox, Frey (SJCF) architecture firm to help lead this process. The comprehensive facilities study will engage community members to share their vision and priorities for the district facilities. There are nine teams involved in the comprehensive facilities study:

  • Educational Specifications Teams: There were four educational specific teams – one for elementary, middle and high schools and one for support facilities. These teams determined standard criteria for each facility and created a conceptual plan of what Andover’s future educational environment should be. Teams were comprised of community members, parents, school district staff and administration, and Board of Education members.
  • Planning Teams: There were four planning teams – one for elementary, middle and high schools and one for support facilities. Each team reviewed the education teams’ proposals and develops solutions to meet school/facility needs.
  • Steering Committee: The steering committee has evaluated and prioritized the teams’ solutions for the district and reviewed finance, demographics, technology, pupil transportation, infrastructure, community research and data. Committee members include neighborhood representation, city government officials, parents, business leaders, faculty, administration and Board of Education representation. After gathering community input, the team will make a recommendation to the Board of Education.

The proposed master plan consists of renovating or expanding all ten district schools, support centers and athletic facilities. In addition, the plan proposes options to construct new campuses or renovate Meadowlark Elementary School and Andover High School. The estimated total cost for these renovations ranges from $130 - $170 million, for which the district plans to issue a bond. At the high school level, both proposed options keep AHS at the current location and enhance the ACHS building. The district will either build a mostly new AHS on the same site or do an extensive remodel to the current facilities. The master plan will enhance and add on to both middle schools. Five of the elementary schools will be expanded and enhanced, while Meadowlark will either be rebuilt on a new site or extensively remodeled on its current location. For the district’s athletic facilities, the proposed option is to renovate District Stadium for AHS’s sole use and upgrade the ACHS stadium to be used as their home stadium. There is also discussion of adding a district pool and locker room facilities. The support centers will either move into the unused Meadowlark building or have its facilities enhanced