TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — 22 new classrooms are in the process of being built at Rickards High School.
Students at the high school have heard the sounds of construction equipment for the last few months.
A new set of state of the art classrooms are expected to be done the summer of 2020.
Along with that, the school board has plans on tearing down another building to create a courtyard for the students.
Rocky Hanna, Leon County Superintendent, is excited for what this project will mean for the students.
"It's about a $40 million project and I'm really excited about it. We've made to many empty promises to the Southside of our community and now it's time to put our money where our mouth is," said Hanna. "I along with our school board have made a significant commitment to this school over the course of the next few years."
The entire project is expected to be finished by the summer of 2021.