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Cabell Schools Awarded $1 Million WVSBA Major Improvement Project Grant for Altizer Elementary

Cabell County Schools is pleased to announce that, at their meeting earlier this morning in Charleston, the West Virginia School Building Authority voted to fund the district’s Major Improvement Project (MIP) grant request for $1 million dollars for improvements at Altizer Elementary School.

Those funds, combined with an additional $1.5 million the district has set aside for the project, will result in a total $2.5 million dollar investment into the Altizer facility. Improvements to be completed include removal of two portable classrooms, the addition of two new classrooms to the existing building, a new roof for the entire school, and the installation of a sprinkler fire suppression system. 

“We are so very grateful to the West Virginia School Building Authority for funding this MIP grant request,” says Dr. Ryan S. Saxe, Cabell County Schools Superintendent. Cabell has had a long-time, successful partnership with WVSBA because our Cabell citizens consistently support the district’s excess and bond levies. Altizer is a wonderful school, and these needed improvements are something I am sure the students and staff there will be proud of for years to come.”

Now that funding for the Altizer improvement project has been secured, the design process for the additional classrooms will begin immediately. Construction is projected to be complete by the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year.

For more information, please contact Tim Hardesty, Deputy Superintendent, District Operations & Support, by email at or by calling (304) 528-5345.