Birmingham school leaders break ground on new elementary school

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham city school leaders break ground on a new elementary school. Administrators are planning to build a $9.5 million facility on the site of the old Brown Elementary School.

The new school will be able to hold 500 students. It will have a computer lab, art and music rooms and a gym with room to seat 300 people.

The groundbreaking was Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m.

Construction is scheduled for completion by December 2011.

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