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Upper Perkiomen, PA adds "a classroom for students with autism and a sensory room"

Oct 12, 2018. Allentown, PA, WFMZ: Upper Perk approves plans for middle school conversion http://www.wfmz.com/news/southeastern-pa/upper-perk-approves-plans-for-middle-school-conversion/806166996 The Upper Perkiomen School Board approved plans and a budget Thursday night for a project that will convert the district’s middle school into a center for fourth- and fifth-graders. Board directors were presented with the project plans by representatives from Fidevia Construction Management which will oversee the project. The building will be renovated in two phases, with Phase I focused on renovations for fourth- and fifth-grade classroom space and the second phase dedicated to renovating the building for alternative uses.

Phase I will cost the district an estimated $3,215,367. Phase II will cost $7,157,369. The project will include renovated classrooms, a new administration area with a secure entrance, a new playground and additional office space. It will also include a classroom for students with autism and a sensory room. ...