Work totaling $158.5 million at nine schools varies from plumbing and electrical updates to new space for music students and athletes.
Pinellas Park Middle School, St. Petersburg High, Melrose Elementary and Pinellas Technical College in Clearwater will see the most change, according to district officials.
Big changes are coming to St. Petersburg High school where a $32.8 million project will include a new roof, updated heating and air conditioning systems, electrical wiring, plumbing and paint. There also will be a new cafeteria and courtyard where students will be able to eat lunch.
The district plans to spend $5.8 million at the Palm Harbor campus to replace 10 portables with a new building housing 12 classrooms.