New Hanover County Schools


Engaging Students, Achieving Excellence


Blair Elementary

Replacement School     

Demolition of all existing structures and construction of a new 574 student elementary school to be built on the same site. The Board of Education has approved the re-use of the prototype design of Snipes Academy of Arts and Design for Blair Elementary. The project includes all on-site improvements and amenities.
Construction will begin in the summer of 2017.  Students will temporarily attend the new Porters Neck Elementary School during construction.    Cost of Replacing Blair $17,011,381

NHCS Project Manager:  Bobby Thomas (910-)254-4443
Designer Information:
SfL+a Architects
333 Fayetteville St.  Ste 225
Raleigh, NC  27601
phone:  (919)573-6343
Contractor Information:
Bordeaux Construction Company, Inc
135 E. Main St. #101
Raleigh, NC  27601
phone: (919)220-1141
Scheduled to Re-open:  April 2019 with Wrightsville Beach operating through 2020 school year
Re-opening as Blair Elementary Fall 2020
Schematic Design:
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