RIVERVIEW, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Public School superintendent and school board members broke ground Wednesday morning on a new high school.
The new school at 10650 County Road – known as High School TTT for now – is scheduled to open in August 2020, the district said.
The district said High School TTT will enroll about 3,000 students, cover more than 238,000 square feet and cost about $70 million to build.
The school is funded by three years of impact fee collections, according to the district.
The school board will consider attendance boundaries for High School TTT at two upcoming school board meetings.
High School TTT is expected to help alleviate overcrowding at high schools in the southern party of Hillsborough County, the school district said.
Currently, Lennard High School has 24 portables on campus, according to the district. The school is designed for 2,500 students and currently has an enrollment of more than 3,100.
In addition, more than 900 students are projected to move into Lennard's current school boundaries in the next few years.
At East Bay High School, the district opened a new wing in August with capacity for 500 additional students. The school is now designed for 2,500 students.
However, even with the school's new wing, the school's current enrollment is 2,300 and 900 more students are projected to move into this school's boundaries over the next few years.
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