Meridian Elementary, Meridian CUSD #15

Blue Mound, IL


Construction started during the summer of 2014 on two separate facilities in the district, including using the current middle school site for a new PreK-5 facility.

Meridian was awarded $29 million through the State of Illinois’ Construction Grant Program that funded the work for Phase 2. The state-of-the-art educational facilities have been designed to support changing program needs, and provide overdue upgrades to learning environments across the district.

The new elementary school features:
  • 53,000 s.f. addition, including 32 classrooms in two stories
  • 15,000 s.f. minor remodeling of gym and stage
  • 21st century educational environments, including flexible classrooms, project based creativity studios, technology labs and community use space
  • Geothermal heating and cooling system
  • New parking lot