School board approves plans for DuFief Elementary School replacement

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a $30 million project to rebuild DuFief Elementary School in Gaithersburg. The project will increase the facility’s capacity from about 430 students to 750 students, according to project documents. This year, DuFief has an enrollment of about 315 students. The new school will sit in the “approximate location of the existing building with a significant reduction in the building’s footprint,” according to project documents. A bus loop will be west of the school. (Bethesda)

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