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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

Diamond Springs Elementary School - new building Kindergarten and First Grade

Diamond Springs ES Groundbreaking
June 29, 2006
Building Dedication
June 4, 2008

Building Facts

Student Capacity: 612
Building Size: 96,180 sq. ft.
Cost: $14 million

Architect: Folck, West and Savage
Contractor: Blueridge General, Inc.

Spaces within both schools include:

  • General classrooms
  • Administrative offices
  • Clinic
  • Guidance suite
  • Music room
  • Art room with access to the central courtyard
  • Media center and adjoining computer lab
  • Special education classrooms
  • Cafetorium with platform
  • Gymnasium
  • Faculty dining
  • Commons Area with sloped ceiling and custom mural

Site improvements include:

  • Staff/visitor parking
  • Bus loop
  • Athletic fields
  • Play areas and landscaping
  • Learning Circle and public park built in conjunction with Newtown and Diamond Springs

Special Note

  • Built on a section of the former Williams Farm property
  • Park and the street represent joint ventures with the City of Virginia Beach’s Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Works
  • Cost of the street project is approximately $3 million
  • • Cost of the park is approximately $2 million

Last Modified on Tuesday, May 23, 2017