Westfall Local Schools

Construction of an addition consisting of a gymnasium, elevated running track, kitchen, cafeteria and four classrooms. The addition ties the current Middle and High Schools together. HVAC and lighting upgrades of the current Middle and High Schools are also included in the scope of work.

Teays Valley Local Schools

This $66 million, multi-site program included construction of two new Middle Schools, one new Elementary School, and renovations/additions to the existing Middle School, High School, and Elementary School. All schools were required to include LEED criteria in the design with a primary focus on energy efficiency under the Energy and Atmosphere criteria.

Fairbanks City Schools

Ruscilli was awarded the Pre-Bond Issue Services contract for Fairbanks Local Schools’ facility planning initiative. This $18 million program included construction of one new 80,000sf K-8 School and multiple renovations to the District’s existing High School.

Buckeye Valley Local Schools

In support of the rapid growth projections for Delaware County, Buckeye Valley Local Schools embarked on a $30M program to build two new elementary schools.

The new 67,000sf Buckeye Valley West Elementary School replaced the former elementary school located in Ostrander, Ohio, to serve 450 students grade PK-5. Constructed on a 33 acre parcel outside the city limits, the remote location included a self-contained wastewater treatment plant and propane tank farm to serve the new facility.

The new 59,000sf Buckeye Valley East Elementary School consisted of a 44,800sf addition and significant renovations to 14,200sf of the existing school, as well as demolition of more than 40,000sf of the original structure. A complex phasing plan successfully allowed full occupancy and regular school operations throughout the construction period, and also included the construction of a separate multipurpose building to serve as interim physical education and cafeteria space.

Athens City Schools

The $54M building program for Athens City Schools includes the construction of two new PK-3 elementary schools, additions/renovations to an existing elementary school and an existing middle school, and the demolition of two school buildings no longer needed. To maximize schedule efficiencies, five GMPs coordinated the multiple phases of design and construction for the four facilities.

The new East Elementary and Morrison-Gordon Elementary are each approximately 58,000 SF. Athens Middle School consisted of 109,000sf of interior renovations and miscellaneous site renovations. The Plains Elementary received a 5,000sf addition and 64,000sf of renovations.

Each new building has been designed LEED Silver certification.

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

Ruscilli was contracted to manage construction of Miami Trace Local Schools’ Expedited Local Partnership Program undertaking. This project consisted of major renovations and upgrades to the existing High School.

Subsequently, Miami Trace Local Schools selected Ruscilli to provide Pre-Bond Issue Services for their Exceptional Needs Program project and district-wide facilities master plan development. Services included budgeting, program scheduling, community forums, and master planning. The plan consisted of one new $28 million, 135,483 square foot PK-5 school and a new $45 million, 216,900 square foot 6-12 combination middle/high school centrally located on a single campus.