School for Homeless Children Breaks Ground

Renovations will allow for twice as many students

By May Tjoa
|  Thursday, Feb 16, 2012  |  Updated 4:04 PM PDT
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Inside the current structure used to teach students at the Monarch school.

A school that serves San Diego children impacted by homelessness broke ground on a new facility Thursday.

Monarch School is remodeling a 51,000 square foot warehouse in East Village.

The current facility is 10-thousand square feet--

This will allow the school to teach twice as many students.

Right now, Monarch School has about 135 students, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

The expansion will allow for a science lab, dedicated classrooms at every level, green space for children to play

Administrators hope the renovations will be complete by September.

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