Joseph C. Caruso Elementary School - Design/Build

Project Information

Project Location: 81 Frances Place, Keansburg, NJ 07734
Project Contract Amount: $34,617,000
Project Executive: Mark D. Hall
Project Manager: Ralph Sabatino
Superintendent: Roy Ralph
Owner/Contact Person: NJ Schools Development Authority / Andrew Yosha
Owner's Address: 32 East Front Street, Trenton, NJ
Owner's Phone: 609-858-5105
Architect: Paulus Sokolowski & Sartor Engineering - Ron Weston, AIA, LEED AP
Architect's Address: 67A Mountain Blvd., Warren, NJ
Architect's Phone: 732-584-0375

Project Description

  • Design and build a New Three-Story 122,000 sq.ft. Pre-K to 4th Grade Elementary School - certified LEED Silver
  • 42 classrooms for 750 students
  • Cafeteria and kitchen
  • Extensive kitchen equipment
  • Project situated on an entire city block
  • Three story high building with limited site access
  • Excavation and dewatering
  • Construct underground stormwater retention system
  • Site amenities
  • Structural foundation
  • Structural steel framed building
  • White (LEED) PVC membrane roofing
  • Prefab metal canopies
  • Solar panels
  • Exterior brick/block veneer
  • Precast stone
  • Seamless flooring and VCT flooring throughout
  • Acoustical ceilings and wall panels
  • Extensive architectural casework and solid surface fabrications
  • Food service equipment - full kitchen and cafeteria
  • Gymnasium and Stage equipment
  • Wood laboratory casework
  • Hydraulic elevator (machineless room)
  • Aluminum and glass entrances/windows
  • Window treatments
  • Markerboards/tackboards
  • Projectors and projection screens in each classroom and most public spaces
  • Telescoping gym seating
  • Plumbing, fire protection, HVAC & electrical systems
  • Communications, CCTV and fire alarm systems
  • LEED Silver certification with the USGBC
  • Exterior playground and parking facilities