MBS Summer 2023 Facility Updates

  • Friday, August 11, 2023 – Mountain Brook Schools continued its efforts to improve all school facilities over the summer in preparation for the new school year and in order to enhance the school community’s environment.

    “We’re very pleased with progress we made on all six campuses over the past two months,” MBS Facilities Director Tommy Prewitt said. “Each school received some sort of change and some projects are bigger than others. A few schools will see work on their larger projects continue into the first few months of school but we have ensured that the renovations will not hinder student’s learning.”

    The following is a rundown of what has taken place at each school:

    Brookwood Forest Elementary

    • New LVT (luxury vinyl tile) flooring in the majority of classrooms and corridors

    • Pre-K and Extended Day Program room received new flooring and painting

    • Cleaning on the building’s exterior

    Cherokee Bend Elementary

    • Renovated 4 bathrooms

    • New LVT flooring in the majority of classrooms and corridors

    • 7 new classroom AC units

    • Major kitchen renovation (Anticipated completion: end of the 1st nine weeks)

    Crestline Elementary

    • Front entry of the school under renovation. Will feature a new exterior/interior of the front office and renovated administrative offices. (Anticipated completion: front office/administration: September. Front exterior entrance: October)

    • Renovated 5 bathrooms 

    Mountain Brook Elementary:

    • New windows

    • Bathroom cosmetic work

    • New playground equipment


    • Storm drain project (partnered project with the city) will be completed before start of school - includes Richmar/Hillsdale intersection

    • Field project (joint with city) athletic field projected to be available late September with parking, tennis courts and restrooms complete by end of October

    • Parking lot paved

    • LVT flooring in the previously existing three story building and Overbrook road side of the school (hallways)

    • Overbrook wing: several classroom were consolidated to create a new home for the art department

    • New surface on the old gym floor

    • Minor landscaping in front of media center


    • Spartan Learning Center renovated

    • Concession stand/public restrooms in Spartan Stadium getting a facelift prior to football season

    • Temporary parking lot (practice field) restored back to a practice field and usable this fall