Investing in the Future

Current Major Capital Projects

  • When significant capital improvements are necessary, BSD asks for the support of the community through a referendum vote.  The last referendum was held in 2016 and included the following projects:

  • architect rendering BRANDYWINE HIGH SCHOOL

    - Upgrades to address ADA compliance
    - Window replacement
    - Work on the roof
    - Improvements to the parking lot and curbs
    - Bathroom upgrades

    Click here for information about construction impacts on the 2019-2020 school year.

  • rendering of new cafeteria CARRCROFT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    - Significant redesign to the building entry to bring Carrcroft up to BSD's security standards
    - Relocation of the front office
    - Construction of an addition to house the cafeteria 
    - Classroom renovations
    - HVAC upgrades

  • architect rendering CLAYMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    - Upgrades to address ADA compliance
    - Electrical and HVAC replacement
    - Classroom improvements
    - New seats and lights in the auditorium
    - Bathroom improvements
    - Roofing and insulation
    - Relocate BSD Facilities Department from Claymont to 1000 Pennsylvania Avenue to improve motorist and pedestrian safety at Claymont

    Construction work is taking place over two years.   Parts of the building will be closed during construction. Classrooms and offices will be relocated away from construction areas. For at least one school year, several grade levels will be temporarily held at the old Darley Road School.  Click here for information about how construction will impact the 2019-2020 school year.


    - Demolition of the existing building, which had been vacant since 2010
    - Relocation of PS duPont tennis courts, softball field, baseball field