Marysville Early College High School (S.T.E.M.)

Phase One The first phase of this substantial undertaking involved renovation and conversion of the District’s Maple Street Middle School into an Early College High School in partnership with Ohio Hi-Point Joint Vocational School, Columbus State Community College and Honda of America Manufacturing. The transformed facility contains four primary pathways: core academics, health/sciences, information technology, and manufacturing. Scope of work included selective demolition, new finishes, HVAC replacement, fire protection, plumbing and electrical improvements, robotics, and state-of-the-science educational equipment installations. Known as the Union County Innovation Center, the facility offers high quality career / technical college and workforce development programs for nearly 2000 youth and adults.

Phase Two The second phase included renovation of 13,600 square feet of existing classrooms to accommodate the Health Sciences program. In doing so, the areas were converted into sports studies laboratories, health and nursing laboratories, health management space, two examination rooms, wet laboratories, four classrooms, and restrooms. In addition, renovation work and upgrades were performed in the kitchen, dining area, and girls locker room as well as exterior masonry restoration and MEP replacement.

Upper Arlington High School

This new $120 million, 395,000 SF high school is currently being constructed on the same 34 acre parcel that has been home to the existing UAHS for over 60 years. Ruscilli has successfully supported daily operations of the existing, occupied facility throughout the construction timeframe. The new school is scheduled to be online for the start of the ’21-22 school year.

The new building features a 3-story academic wing of flexible teaching studios, advanced science labs, and multiple collaborative commons areas. New performing arts and athletics facilities include a 1,500 seat auditorium and black-box theatre, a new Varsity Gym, three-court multipurpose gym and a 10-lane natatorium with a 500 seat spectator gallery.

A newly renovated and expanded stadium has also been built with a new 8-lane track, new home side bleachers and press box, and new concessions and restroom buildings that accommodate visitor locker rooms and expanded athletic storage. Stadium lighting and sound systems were replaced, and a state-of-the-art digital scoreboard was also included. The upgraded 8,500 seat stadium was rededicated in August ‘19.

Miami Trace Local Schools

This new 147,000 square foot 900 student high school is being constructed adjacent the existing high school and will be incorporated into the District’s consolidated elementary and middle school campus. The high school will incorporate 21st century learning concepts as well as an 800 seat auditorium and 1800 seat gymnasium. Upon completion, the existing high school and attached stadium seating will be razed.


South-Western City Schools 2012-2017

This 16-building, project consisted of:

Phase I – Construction of four new Elementary Schools, one new High School, renovation of two Elementary Schools.

Phase II – Construction of five new Elementary Schools.

Phase III – Construction of four new Elementary Schools. In addition, construction services included asbestos remedation, demolition, and site restoration at 17 separate schools.


Worthington City Schools

Ruscilli has provided continuous Owner Agency services to Worthington City Schools since 2008.

This includes over 1000 collective construction assignments performed at eleven Elementary Schools, four Middle Schools, two High Schools, Alternative School, Education Center, Outdoor Education Building, Administration Building, and Transportation Center.

Responsibilities involve the planning, solicitation, execution, and closeout of ongoing facility maintenance projects, repairs, renovation, and new construction programs while collaborating with multiple design professionals, consulting engineers, building inspectors, school administrators, faculty, and students.

Canal Winchester Local Schools

1997 Bond Issue

This $16 million, multi-site undertaking consisted of the 92,000 square foot 1,000-student Indian Trail Elementary School as well as renovations and additions to the existing Middle School building.

2001 Bond Issue

This $17 million K-12 program included construction of the new 575-student Winchester Trail Elementary School plus a 44,400 square foot academic wing and cafeteria expansion to Canal Winchester High School. In addition, Ruscilli renovated 55,000 square feet of space at the existing Intermediate and Middle Schools.

2004 Bond Issue

This $35.5 million project includes construction of a new 921-student Middle School and a 49,244 square foot gymnasium/academic addition to the existing Winchester Trail Elementary School.

Continuous construction occurred throughout while classes were in session.

Pickerington Local Schools

Ruscilli was selected to manage the construction of Pickerington Local Schools $59 million capital improvements program. This project consisted of a new 86,000 square foot Elementary School and a connecting 193,000 square foot Elementary / Middle School.

“Ruscilli has worked directly with the district’s architects, Steed Hammond Paul, and the Ohio School Facilities Commission.  Ruscilli has reviewed project plans, established cost estimates, held progress meetings, attended Board of Education meetings as needed, and supervised early site work on one of the buildings.  The district has been very pleased with how they have worked in a positive and collaborative way with us.”

W. Vince Utterback, Treasurer

Marysville Exempted Village Schools

This multi-site multi-building assignment involved construction of the new $10,000,000, 65,000 square foot Creekview Elementary School, a $1,500,000 addition to Creekview Intermediate School, and $20,000,000, 130,000 square foot addition / renovation of Marysville High School including new entrance, auxiliary gymnasium, courtyard, site, parking and driveway improvements.

 Due to challenging logistics at the High School campus, a particular emphasis was placed on student and vehicular traffic management and safety including new driveway access, temporary exterior and interior walkways, and double-swing gates.