Bluewater District School Board

Bluewater's New Build - Beavercrest page

New Build - Beavercrest

Bluewater District School Board is trilled to received approved funding from the Ministry of Education for a new 328 pupil school in the town of Markdale, Ontario. This new school will replace the current Beavercrest Community School and will host both child care rooms and EarlyON at the same location.

The funding amount for the school, child care and EarlyON is more than $19.6 million. Approval to proceed with construction from the Ministry of Education was received May 30, 2023. 
rendering drawing of the new Beavercrest Community School
rendering of new Beavercrest Community School   
On February 7, 2023, Bluewater District School Board announced the approval from the Ministry of Education for a scope change and approval to proceed to tender for the new school in Markdale had been received. To view the full media release, please click here
Additional updates and information will be shared on this page as they become available. Bluewater District School Board invites interested parents/guardians and community members to visit this page to remain up to date on the current process of the project.  The following is an update of the work completed towards the Beavercrest Community School replacement school presented at Business Committee of the Whole meetings throughout the school year. 
Please use the below links to view the construction photo progression on the new Beavercrest Community School: 

Conceptual Drawings are available by clicking here: New Beavercrest Community School Site Plan Drawings

Please note, drawings and site plans are subject to change and are not final. 

Site map of new Beavercrest Community


Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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