School for Homeless Children Breaks Ground - NBC 7 San Diego

School for Homeless Children Breaks Ground

Renovations will allow for twice as many students



    School for Homeless Children Breaks Ground
    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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