Jackson planners expected to hear proposal for three private schools


JACKSON – An application that proposes the construction of three private schools on a 13-acre tract on Leesville Road in expected to be heard by the members of the Jackson Planning Board on Nov. 15.

The applicant, Lees Village, LLC, is proposing to build two two-story elementary schools and one two-story high school at 31 Leesville Road. The applicant is seeking preliminary and final major site plan approval from the board.

The property is in a Neighborhood Commercial zone.

According to notes included with plans for the project, each elementary school will have about 400 students and the high school will have about 255 students. Each school will have 20 classrooms.

The applicant will be represented by attorney Donna Jennings of the Wilentz law firm. Jennings could not be reached for comment regarding the application.