Construction Cost Estimates for Elementary School in National, US
The following analysis estimates the cost to build an elementary school using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 45000 square foot building.
Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build an elementary school in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of elementary school models by state .
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|Elementary School Construction Cost Assumptions|
Elementary School Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls
|Cost Estimate (Union Labor)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$30.71||$1,381,900|
|Total Building Cost||$164.29||$7,393,000|
|Cost Estimate (Open Shop)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$28.07||$1,263,300|
|Total Building Cost||$150.19||$6,758,400|