Silas Willard Elementary

Market Segment:

Square Footage:

73,000 Square Feet


Galesburg, IL


The new, 73,000 s.f. Silas Willard Elementary can now accommodate 600 students, including 50 in special education, providing students with enhanced resources to succeed. With the 25 full-sized classrooms, dedicated art room, music room and stage, administration offices, library, cafeteria, and gym, Silas Willard is truly a full-service elementary school. The 18 core classrooms are specifically designed to hold an average of 25 students, ensuring smaller class sizes despite the increase in enrollment. Everything in Silas Willard serves to enhance the students’ learning environment.

Construction of a 73,000 s.f. new 2-story elementary school featured:

  • Gymnasium
  • Cafeteria / Kitchen
  • 25 full-sized classrooms
  • Art / Music Rooms
  • Administration Offices
  • Restrooms & Maintenance Area
  • Demolition of existing 58,800 s.f. school and basement in-fill, new playground equipment, and historic gate entry erection
  • Demolition of existing 16,500 s.f. tech center and relocation of server room