ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent George Arlotto is proposing a $234.5 million FY2022 budget to the Board of Education.
It contains $75.8 million for construction of Old Mill West High School, where Papa John’s Farm currently sits on New Cut Road in Severn.
There's also $98 million for construction projects at Quarterfield, Hillsmere, Rippling Woods and West County Elementary Schools, as well as Old Mill Middle.
An additional $14 million is set aside to implement full-day kindergarten and pre-K at Van Bokkelen, Sunset, Brock Bridge, and Meade Heights elementary schools, and a four-classroom addition at Southgate Elementary School.
The School Board will hold a virtual public workshop on the budget proposal on September 10 at 6 p.m.
Public comment will be available during the regularly scheduled September 16 school board meeting at 10 a.m.
The County Council will review the plan and adopt a final school budget by June 2021.
If approved the budget will be submitted to the state for funding consideration.