Construction Cost Estimates for High School in National, US
How Much Does it Cost to Build a High School?
The following analysis estimates the cost to build a high school using US National Average costs from 2019 RSMeans cost data. If you would like to localize costs to your specific zip code, RSMeans Data Online allows you to easily localize the cost of your entire estimate to zip codes across the United States and Canada. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union and open shop labor for a 130,000 square foot building.
Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of school, high 2-3 story models by state.
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High School Construction Cost Assumption
School, High, 2-3 Story with Brick Veneer / Reinforced Concrete
|Cost Estimate (Standard Union Labor)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$38.81||$5,045,873.17|
|Total Building Cost||$207.66||$26,995,421.47|
|Cost Estimate (Open Shop)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$34.94||$4,542,254.39|
|Total Building Cost||$186.93||$24,301,060.99|
Other Square Foot Model Building Type Options:
School, High, 2-3 Story with E.I.F.S. / Rigid Steel
School, High, 2-3 Story with FIber Cement / Rigid Steel
School, High, 2-3 Story with Metal Panel / RIgid Steel
School, High, 2-3 Story with Stone Veneer / Reinforced Concrete
School, High, 2-3 Story with Tilt-up Concrete Panels / Reinforced Concrete