• Meridian votes to pass $34 Million No-Tax Increase Bond Issue

    In a special election held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 68% of voters approved the $34 Million No Tax Increase Bond Issue that would see upgrades to facilities across the Meridian Public School District.
     
    "The Meridian Public School District is so thankful to our community for helping us positively impact our students and their future. We have a rich history of support within the City of Meridian and this bond vote will impact the children of Meridian for years to come. The passing of the bond will allow us to make upgrades across the district in many key areas and allow us to continue to provide safe, modern learning environments for our students."
    -- Superintendent Dr. Amy Carter

Meridian High School


  • Update on February 15, 2024


    Rendering of Meridian High School

    Updated January 29, 2024

     

    The MPSD Board of Trustees approved the construction contract with Chris Albritton Construction for work on an addition at Meridian High School and the on-campus Baseball/Softball Complex during a Special-Called Meeting of the MPSD Board of Trustees on Monday, January 29, 2024. 

     

    “I’m excited about the momentum these projects bring the district and our community,” said Dr. Amy J. Carter, MPSD Superintendent. “Our district is forever grateful to the citizens of Meridian for making this possible.”

     

    The approved construction contract is for $8,990,000.00 for work on an addition at Meridian High School and the on-campus Baseball/Softball Complex. This project is being funded by the bond that was passed in August 2022.


    Rendering of the MHS Baseball/Softball Complex

     

    MHS Baseball/Softball Complex Rendering

Middle Schools

  • Work on the district’s two middle schools will include the construction of a secure entry and fencing on both campuses, classroom additions, expansion of the cafeteria, and work to the fine arts area on the Magnolia and Northwest campuses as well. These projects are slated for bid by the end of October 2023 and are targeted to be completed by July 1, 2025.

Carver Elementary

  • Construction began in the spring of 2023 to convert Carver into an Elementary School for the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year. Phase 1 of that project, which saw the painting of the interior finished, the hallway restroom up/downstairs renovation completed, and the removal of cabinets on the second level with flooring repaired, was finished by August 1, 2023. 

    Phase 2 of the project includes emergency work to install classroom restrooms in all  K-First Grade rooms as well as restrooms for exceptional education classrooms. All Phase 2 projects are slated to be completed by the end of 2023. 

    Planning for Phase 3 began in September of this year and will see the addition of adult restrooms on the second level, expansion of student restrooms, a new secure Front Entrance, an additional wall for the Upstairs Office, construction of a Bus Canopy and Loop, completion of a roundabout for the Car Rider Line and the completion of Permanent Parking for visitors and staff. All Phase 3 construction at Carver Elementary is estimated to be complete by Spring 2025.

Elementary Phase 1

  • Rendering of Crestwood Elementary

    Construction to the Elementary Campuses will be conducted in two phases with the bid date on projects at Crestwood Elementary scheduled for November 2023 and Poplar Springs to follow in early 2024. This will see work on both campuses to include a secure entry, ADA upgrades and work in each school’s auditorium. The estimated completion date for these projects is December 2024.

Elementary Phase 2

  • Bids for the projects at Parkview Elementary and the Little Wildcat Pre-K Academy will take place in the Spring of 2024 and include securing entry areas, ADA work, and work in each school’s auditorium. The estimated completion date for these projects is early 2025.