Update to the MSBA’s Model School Program
The MSBA issued a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) dated December 16, 2015, requesting project designs for consideration to be included in the Model School Program. Staff completed its review of the Model School Program applications submitted by Designers in response to the RFQ. A PowerPoint of the information and analysis, resulting from the responses to the RFQ was presented at the Facilities Assessment Subcommittee meeting on June 15, 2016. The MSBA Board of Directors approved an updated list of 12 project designs for the MSBA’s Model School Program on July 20, 2016.
A description of this analysis can be found in the Model School Program Recommendations Memorandum from the MSBA’s Board of Directors Meeting on July 20, 2016.
The 12 new model schools are as follows:
|Andover||Bancroft Elementary School||Symmes Maini & McKee Associates|
|Burlington||Memorial Elementary School||Knight, Bagge & Anderson, Inc.|
|Grafton||Grafton High School||Symmes Maini & McKee Associates|
|Hanover||Hanover High School||HMFH Architects|
|Hudson||Quinn Middle School||OMR Architects, Inc.|
|Lexington||Joseph Estabrook Elementary School||DiNisco Design Partnership|
|Longmeadow||Longmeadow High School||OMR Architects, Inc.|
|Monomoy||Monomoy Regional High School||Mount Vernon Group Architects, Inc.|
|New Bedford||Lincoln Elementary School||Mount Vernon Group Architects, Inc.|
|Norfolk||Freeman-Kennedy Elementary School||Flansburgh Architects|
|Shrewsbury||Sherwood Middle School||Lamoureux Pagano & Associates, Inc.|
|Uxbridge||Uxbridge High School||Raymond Design Associates, Inc.|
Additional updates to the Model School Program have been presented in 2016 as follows:
- January 27, 2016 Board Meeting- Removal of the five incentive points from the Program for all districts receiving an invitation into Eligibility Period January 1, 2016 or later. Additional information can be found in the Discussion on Model School Program from the MSBA’s Board of Director’s meeting on March 16, 2016.
- September 28, 2016 Board Meeting- Updated the administration procedures for the Program. This streamlines the process.
A detailed description of the new administration process can be found in the Model School Administration Procedures Memorandum.
Updated Model School Program information can be found on the MSBA’s website in the Model School Program Section.
Any questions should be directed to MSBA Senior Architect, Karl Brown, AIA.