South Street E.S.

44-48 Hermon Street

NEWARK, NJ 07102


South Street Elementary School
The new 103,000 square-foot school will be designed to accommodate approximately 600 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grades. The new school will replace the existing, antiquated South Street School. The new school will be built using a design-build approach.

CURRENT STATUS - As of January 1, 2019: The project is substantially complete and the school is occupied.


Key Parties:
Site Preparation/Demolition Construction Contractor USA Environmental Management, Inc. & Luzon, Inc.
Design-Build Contractor Ernest Bock & Sons
Design-Build Architect SSP Architectural Group
Construction Manager STV Construction, Inc.

Site Preparation Construction Activities Completed January 2015
Design Design NTP issued 11/23/15
Start of Building Construction 3rd Quarter 2016
School Opening September 2018

Total Estimated Project Costs $69.9 Million
Total Construction Costs $30.8 Million

*Please note that the anticipated milestone dates listed above are dependent on a number of variables and subject to change.

Last Updated: 01/10/2019
SDA Managed Projects Detail
# Project Number Description Project Type Construction Type
1 3570-640-02-0311 Construction of a new elementary school designed to educate approximately 640 students in grades PK-8. School Facility Project New Construction
2 3570-640-08-0GAJ Evaluate condition of existing Exterior Masonry and Roofing. Emergent Rehab of Existing Facility
3 3570-640-01-1229 Health & Safety Rehab of Existing Facility