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Architectural rendering of the new elementary school planned for Madison City Schools in Limestone County.

Madison school board approves construction contract for new elementary school

MADISON – Madison City Schools is moving forward on building a new elementary school to serve its rapidly growing enrollment, now standing at almost 13,000 students. The Board of Education held a special called meeting Wednesday and approved a $49.2 million contract with Pearce Construction of Huntsville.
According to Madison City Schools, the school will be built on MSC-owned property in Limestone County west of the new roundabout on Hardiman Road.
Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols said no name has been selected yet and the targeted completion date is for it to be open for the 2026-2027 school year. The school will have a capacity of about 1,000 students. Records show about 27 percent of students who attend Madison City Schools live in Limestone County portions of Madison.
The Madison Record will have more details in the June 5 print edition.

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