New Chico Elementary School Remains on Track

By Lisa Kopochinski

CHICO, Calif.— With a completion date slated for summer 2021, work remains underway on the new Marigold elementary school in Chico, which is located approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento.

Construction began in mid-2017 on this $40 million project that will introduce a nearly entire new campus. Included in this project is:

  • the demolition of the existing main classroom building;
  • an additional a two-story 16-classroom building;
  • an addition of a new multipurpose building;
  • renovation of all existing buildings;
  • various sitework, including utilities, concrete drainage, and landscape;
  • new bus drop-off parking and a kindergarten playground

Rainforth Grau Architects is the architect on this impressive project, which is also a joint venture of United Building Contractors of Chico, and Clark Sullivan construction of Roseville, Calif.