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Current Project Updates

Hardy Project:

** Important Note: The temporary stone dust path around the perimeter of the jobsite will be closed permanently starting June 15th.  There will be no pedestrian access around the site until the project is turned over at the end of July.

Phase 1 of construction is on schedule with the new school scheduled to open at the end of summer for the 2024-2025 school year! 

Phase 2 of the project is starting with the team preparation for demolition of the existing school. Movers will start taking materials out of the existing Hardy School, and fencing around the existing building and a portion of Hardy Road will be installed. 

Utility work on Hardy Road is forthcoming – please note that access to residences will remain throughout the work. 

 

Proceed to the Hardy project tabs for additional information.

 

Hunnewell Project:  Hunnewell is open! The First day of classes in the new building was 2/26/2024! Public tours and the dedication of the new Hunnewell School took place on May 18th during Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend.

 

Proceed to the Hunnewell Construction tab for images of the new building.

Past Project Updates

  
The Town of Wellesley is undertaking two separate elementary school building projects in order to meet the current and long-term needs of its students and address significant deficiencies at the Hardy, Hunnewell, and Upham schools. 

These two projects are being executed by the Town's School Building Committee (SBC) and its Permanent Building Committee (PBC), with the support of the School Committee and the Board of Selectmen. Planning is ongoing, and the earliest a new school would open is 2024.
 
For more information on each project, please click the links below. For more information about the decisionmaking, design, and construction processes and more, please see our Overview of Projects page. The Latest News page will include updates from recent meetings.
 
Frequently Asked Questions page is live and will continue to be updated. 

The district presented the draft redistricting maps  on January 21, 2020. More updates will follow and can be found at the Wellesley Public School web page.

The district has updated the draft redisticting maps on February 12, 2020. This update can be found at the Wellesley Public School web page.

Hunnewell Project
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Construction Documents for an all-new Hunnewell School is complete. Please see the project page for details.

Hardy Project
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The Schematic Design for the Hardy/Upham project, in partnership with the Massachusetts School Building Authority, was completed in July, 2021. Please see the project page for details.

Upcoming Dates

Please visit the Permanent Building Committee (PBC) Agenda Center to continue following the progress of these projects.

https://wellesleyma.gov/AgendaCenter/Permanent-Building-Committee-14

Contact via email:

Agendas for public meetings are posted 48 hours in advance.

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Hunnewell Elementary School                                                             

Design and Images Credit: SMMA                                                            

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Hardy Elementary School                                                             

Design and Images Credit: SMMA                                                            

Welcome to the Hunnewell and Hardy Elementary Schools Project Website
 

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