Hillsboro High School

A $24.75 million building permit had been issued in March for the first of three phases of Hillsboro High School’s renovations.

The overall project includes a full renovation of the high school along with an additional building to meet the current school attendance and academic needs.According to an update by Metro Schools, demolition for the first phase is complete. As of April 1, anticipated work items include continued drilling for foundation excavations, rough grading work, installation of new fire service line, and to begin foundation and trenching work.

According to the project’s contractor, American Constructors, the renovation includes the following three phases:

Phase 1: Construction of a new 110,000 sf concrete building including a new kitchen and cafeteria, gymnasium, library, and classrooms

Phase 2:  Renovation of the remaining classroom and administrative areas totaling approximately 140,000 square feet

Phase 3: Construction of a new football stadium and track, softball fields, tennis courts and parking lots

The $89 million renovation of Hillsboro’s campus, located at 3812 Hillsboro Pike, is expected to be completed in 2020.

To keep up with monthly renovation updates, visit www.metroconstruction.com.


Dylan Skye Aycock is a Nashville-based journalist and photographer. As a reporter for Rover, Aycock follows transportation, housing and retail trends, as well as other hyperlocal and city-wide issues that affect residents in Green Hills and Belle Meade.

She previously contributed written and visual content to The Murfreesboro Pulse, American Songwriter Magazine and The Tennessean. Aycock earned a journalism degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she honed her craft as editor-in-chief of Sidelines, the university's student-run publication. When she's not out on assignment or live-tweeting city council meetings, you can find her discovering new local spots or catching a show at one of Nashville's many music venues.


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