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On March 17, 2020 registered voters in the Barrington 220 community overwhelmingly passed a $147 million bond referendum, which will greatly impact the future of our schools. The question was approved by more than 60% of voters. 

Barrington 220 is working with architecture firm DLR Group and Pepper Construction to complete the projects. The timeline for construction is anticipated to last until 2025. It is divided into three phases:

  • Design: time needed to review concepts, produce construction documents, and receive authorization from the Board to release for bidding

  • Bid: time needed for prospective bidders to get drawings, estimate and submit bids for the design, and the construction team to analyze and formulate recommendations for Board approval

  • Build: time needed to award contracts, purchase materials, construct, and once completed, turn over the facility to the school district to occupy. 

The district's Referendum Construction Steering Committee is helping lead the Design, Bid and Build phases. Schools which are currently in the “Build” phase include: Barrington High School, Barbara B. Rose Elementary, and North Barrington Elementary. Schools that have completed the "Build" phase include: Arnett C. Lines, Countryside, Grove Avenue, Hough Street, Prairie Campus, Roslyn Road, Station Campus, Sunny Hill, and the Early Learning Center.