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

School Construction

Newtown Elementary School - new building

Newtown ES Original Building Opened
June 29, 2006
Building Dedication
June 4, 2008

Building Facts

Student Capacity: 543
Building Size: 93,805 sq. ft.
Cost: $14 million

Architect: VIA Design Architects
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 coved ceiling, indirect lighting, 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

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

Last Modified on Monday, April 23, 2018