New-Deal-Built Lava Elementary School in Idaho to Potentially Close

The Marsh Valley School District Board of Trustees plans to discuss the closure of the school because of a budget shortfall and its declining student population. The school has only 68 students. The Lava High School gymnasium was built in 1934 under the Public Works Administration as part of the New Deal.  The gym was designed by Miles E. Miller of Salt Lake City in a Classical Revival design. Read an Idaho State Journal story about the closure here.

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