Comparison Chart

Town (new/renov'd)Total Project Cost (projected or actual)Construction Cost At Schematic DesignConstruction Cost Per Square Foot At Schematic Design
Enrollment Capacity (or actual)Gross Square FootageYear Bid/Completed
Newton North (New)$197.5M (actual)1,942413,0002010
Winchester (rebuild/reno/new)$129.9M
(projected)
$101M$3501,370288,840 (264,277 rebuilt: 24,563 new)Expected 2017
Wellesley (new)$115M (actual)$107M$3811,600280,0002012
Franklin High School MODEL SCHOOL$105M (projected)
$88M$2871,650307,000In Progress
Concord-Carlisle (new)$92.6M (projected) (35%)$71.4M

$3251,225236,495In Progress
Wilmington (new)$82.7 (55.2% MSBA) (projected)$64.4M$335960192,000In Progress
Natick (new) MODEL SCHOOL$78.5M (52% MSBA)$70.8M$2791,300255,0002010/2012
Malden (renov'd)$77M (90% MSBA)2,000475,0002009/2011
Wayland$71M (actual)$56.2M$353950160,000 new; 40,000 renovated field house2011
Woburn$70M (actual)1,322342,5002006
Norwood MODEL SCHOOL$68.6M (59.21% MSBA) (actual)1,100227,5002011
Tewskbury MODEL SCHOOL$67.7M (actual)$65.9M$3011,100218,7812012