The new building opened to students in March 2021 to support the District’s return to in-person learning while final renovations continued on a 750-seat auditorium. Those renovations finished in early November, and all building construction is now complete.
On top of Central Hill between City Hall and the public library, the new campus will be a fixture of both academic and civic life in Somerville for decades to come. The six-story, 396,000-square-foot school was designed to support a wide range of teaching and learning methodologies, expanding educational opportunities for students and preparing them for future success in college and the workforce. The new building will also serve as a premier gathering space for all Somerville residents, offering several much-needed options for community meetings or events.
This ribbon cutting was the first opportunity for the Somerville community to come together in the new building to mark this historic milestone, celebrate this incredible state-of-the-art campus and public amenity, and recognize the work of so many who brought this transformational project to life.
For more information about the new building, visit shsproject.org