Orange Elementary Schools are comprised of four school buildings spanning a combined total internal area over 200,000 square feet.
Race Brook Schoolwas originally constructed in 1959. An 11,950 square foot addition was completed in 1989. In 2006, school construction was completed on another 8,000 square feet, bringing the building's total square footage to 56,150.
Through the town's 2013 bond of 8 million dollars Race Brook had a complete new EPDM roof installed. New High Efficient gas boilers installed replacing the original oil boilers. New classroom heating vents installed. BMS was installed replacing pneumatics to control building temperatures.
School security system was installed with state of the art technology. All of above work was completed in 2014.
2016 new LEDs lights where installed in interior and exterior thru the UI 0% financing.
Turkey Hill Schoolwas originally constructed in 1964. A 7,500 square foot addition was completed in 1989. The building's internal area spans a total of 54,124 square feet. In 2005, the building received a partial roof replacement over the cafeteria and gymnasium areas.
Through the towns 2013 bond of 8 million dollars Turkey Hill had a complete new EPDM roof installed.New High Efficient gas boilers installed replacing the original oil boilers New classroom heating vents installed. BMS was installed replacing pneumatics to control building temperatures.
School security was installed with state of the art technology.
2016 new LEDs where installed in the interior and exterior thru the UI 0% incentive program.
The Peck Place Schoolwas originally constructed in 1968. In 2006, school construction was completed on an 8,000 square foot addition, bringing the building's total square footage to 60,576.
January 2014 Peck experienced 2 major water breaks during the so called Polar Vortex. The damage was caused by the original construction of domestic water pipes on exterior walls. The damage was extensive and forced relocating Peck to Yale campus. The school was completely redone with new floors, ceilings, lighting, carpets, painting, gym floor new heating vents and fully a/c classrooms and new ADA compliant classroom cabinetry was installed.Total cost of project 1.9 million dollars. Peck was ready to go for the start of the new year in September 2014.
Bond monies spent out of the 2013 fund of 8 million was for Security with state of the art technology. New EPDM roof replacing original roof. New paved parking and drop off area.
Mary L. Tracy Schoolwas completely renovated in 1989. With a total of 49,550 square feet, this building serves as both school as well as Central Office. During the summer of 2005, construction was completed on a full roof replacement.
In 2014 again through the towns 8 million dollar bond MLT had a complete make over on the exterior trim replacement and painting.
Security system installed again with state of the art technology
2016 through the UI 0% incentive, all the interior classrooms and board offices have LED lighting, this also includes the exterior lighting.
The district has created a COVID 19 Dashboard that will be updated every Friday. This will include the most current number of staff and students who are quarantining due to being COVID positive or having had a close contact. This data is compiled by information families and staff share with our school nurses.
Please remember to contact your school nurse if:
- Your child is having key COVID-19 symptoms,
- Tested positive, or
- was exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19