Halfacre Construction has won a contract to construct a building for Wimauma Elementary School in Hillsborough County.
The new 21,000-sq.-ft. building will house more classroom space for the school’s students.
Construction on the $5.4 million project is scheduled to start in fall 2020 with a projected completion date of summer 2021.
Built in 1926, Wimauma Elementary School once served grades kindergarten through twelfth grade, but now houses grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Located at 5709 Hickman St. in the small, rural town of Wimauma, the neighborhood elementary school serves a diverse student body of close to 600 students.