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2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD

Completed Projects

Arrowhead Elementary School - new building

Arrowhead ES Original Building Opened
September 1965
Groundbreaking
June 23, 2003
Building Dedicated
October 20, 2005

Building Facts

Student Capacity: 594
Building Size: 79,480 sq. ft.
Cost: $11 million

Architect: Folck West & Savage
Contractor: Conrad Brothers, Inc.

Construction Highlights

  • Interior courtyard, which lets light into the commons area, media center and several classrooms in the school
  • Heavy landscaping on the school grounds
  • Nature trail that meanders through the wetlands and along the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River
  • Lobby complete with security desk and the latest closed circuit television system
  • Health clinic is connected to the main administrative suite
  • Commons area wall is curved, allowing more space in the faculty dining area
  • Media center and computer lab are connected
  • All classrooms have ceiling mounted projectors and pull-down screens instead of TVs
  • School is equipped with an art room, music room and guidance suite

Special Note

  • One of 14 protype elementary schools (Christopher Farms, Linkhorn Park, Seatack, New Castle, Bayside, Kempsville Meadows, Woodstock, Hermitage, Three Oaks, Brookwood, Windsor Woods, Arrowhead, Diamond Springs and Newtown
  • Other recreation features include a large map of the U.S. on an asphalt play area, playground equipment, a fenced-in primary play area, ball field and concession

Last Modified on Tuesday, May 23, 2017