New England Real Estate Journal
Oct 13, 2011.
Somersworth, NH After years of planning, design and construction, the Idlehurst Elementary School welcomed 580 pre-K-5 students to their first week of classes in late August. Students are now being educated in the “greenest” school in the state, according to Ed Murdough of the N.H. Department of Education. Designed by A/E firm Harriman, the 82,000 s/f school includes 24 classrooms, two speech and language rooms, a media center with computer lab, gymnasium, music and art rooms, and a cafetorium with a stage for performances. Parts of the $19.9 million school can be used as a community-wide resource, with the gymnasium, cafetorium, library and dedicated community room in a separate zone. Also, in the event of a disaster, the facility is designated a community shelter. Read Full Article >