Carlsbad Elementary School #3


The new Carlsbad Elementary School #3 will combine and replace the Joe Stanley Smith and Craft Elementary School facilities. The new school is scheduled to house a total of 627 students attending grades 1-5. The site of the new elementary school campus will be east of the Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC), and have a Maximum Allowable Construction Cost not exceeding $22,034,224. The design team will be led by Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S) and Mitchell & Cruse Architecture, LLC (MCA).

Project Schedule

Programming Phase
November 2017
Schematic Design Phase
January 2018
Design Development Phase
March 2018
Construction Documents Phase   
July 2018
Contractor Selection
September 2018
Construction Phase Begins
October 2018
School Opens
January 2020

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Project Data

District: Carlsbad Municipal Schools
Type of School: Elementary
Location: Lea St. Carlsbad, NM
Population: 627 students
Grades: 1st - 5th grade

Design Team Contacts