NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Public Schools began work on a new Larchmont Elementary School Tuesday.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the new school, 1145 Bolling Avenue.
Construction on a new Ocean View Elementary School is also set to begin this month. According to the school system, the timeline on both schools is a full 90 days ahead of schedule.
NPS says the new schools will feature state-of-the-art media centers, science labs and outdoor discovery areas.
They are among five new schools that NPS has planned for the district.
The groundbreaking at Ocean View Elementary off of Mason Creek Road will be held at 10 a.m. on January 20.