Kennedy Elementary School


Harrison, New Jersey

FVHD provided Architectural Services for the Harrison School District and the New Jersey School Development Authority (NJSDA). 

The new 65,500 square-foot, three story, Kennedy Elementary School provides the Harrison School District with space to educate a maximum of approximately 390 students in Pre-Kindergarten to 1st grade. The school includes 20 general classrooms (9 rooms for kindergarten, 9 for grade 1, 2 for pre-K and 2 self-contained special education classrooms), as well as a cafetorium, gymnasium, outdoor play space and support space and on-to-one technology for students.

The high-tech features at the school include touch screen tables, smartboards and chrome-books for students in all classrooms, printers and Wi-Fi for teachers and lift-controlled overhead projectors and audio equipment in the gym and cafetorium. Additionally, the building features electronic door access cards for staff, a bulletproof lobby entrance and a state-of-the-art hallway camera system.

Grade Levels: PK - 1
Student Capacity: 390
Building Area: 65,500 SF
Estimated Cost: $36M