Detailed breakdown of metro Atlanta high school costs

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Atlanta
North Atlanta HS

Land cost $56,500,000
Athletic facilities $8,759,181(fields only, no stadium)
507,093 square feet
Construction total (less land and athletic facilities) $82,634,808 ($162.96 per square foot)
Enrollment 1650 ($50,082 per student) 
 
Cobb County
Allatoona HS
Land cost $9,951,708
Athletic facilities (not available)
325,000 square feet
Construction total $44,184,467 ($135.87 per square foot)
Enrollment 1731 ($25,525 per student)
 
Henry County
Locust Grove HS
Land cost $577,412
Athletic facilities $4,577,382 (stadium)
287,326 square feet
Construction total (less athletics and land) $37,178,024 ($129.39 per square foot)
Enrollment 1130 ($32,901 per student)
 
Fulton County
Banneker HS
No land cost
Athletic facilities $6,084,680
339,617 square feet
Construction total (less athletic facilities) $44,831,383 ($132.01 per square foot)
Enrollment 1310 ($34,222 per student)
 
Gwinnett County
Archer HS
Land cost $9,292,025 (includes site for future elementary school)
Athletic facilities $5,918,000 (stadium)
439,873 square feet
Construction total $50,610,000 (less land and athletic facilities) ($115.05 per square foot)
Enrollment 2101 ($24,089 per student)
 
DeKalb County*
Arabia Mountain HS
227,670 square feet
Construction cost $34,763,000 ($153.69/ per square foot)
Enrollment 1473 ($23,600/student)
 
*In 2010, DeKalb County provided higher numbers for Arabia Mountain High School.  That happened at the height of the criminal investigation of DeKalb’s construction program. Former superintendent Crawford Lewis and his former construction manager had just been indicted for racketeering.  The 2010 numbers provided were $1.77 per square foot. In 2013 the provided cost dropped to $153.69 per square foot.