Norwalk Public Schools
11,500 Students, 19 School Campuses
- Grade Level
Newman, in collaboration with DLR Group, developed the Master Plan for Norwalk Public Schools, setting the stage for a school system of the future supporting 21st century learning for all of Norwalk’s diverse students. This Master Plan serves as a basis for Norwalk’s future capital spending and provide the rationale for facility initiatives.
Encompassing Facilities Conditions Assessments of substantially all of Norwalk’s public school facilities, the study is focused on aligning Norwalk’s bricks-and-mortar facilities with its overarching educational philosophy and approach. The results are data driven, research informed, and most importantly, community inspired.
Newman/DLR Group's approach includes robust engagement with over 250 constituents - Board of Education, district staff, school administrators, teachers, students, and the broader school community - to ensure that the Facilities Plan equitably provides the settings for Norwalk’s future-oriented educational mission, for all of Norwalk’s neighborhoods and families. We were able to create a compelling, unified vision to guide future facilities and spending decisions, ensuring the best learning environments possible in accordance with the City’s and Board of Education’s mission, and to further establish Norwalk as an attractive place for families to call home.