Located on a seven-acre site in Groton, the new Marine Science Magnet High School is the within easy reach of the Birch Plain Creek Estuary, Pine Island Bay and Project Oceanology at Avery Point - all of which play an integral role in the magnet school program.   The 250-student school will house a large aquaculture facility and state-of-the-art science labs along with general classrooms, a library media/technology center, ‘Great Room,’ CAD lab, electronics lab, conference rooms, offices, kitchen, cafeteria and other specialty rooms and display areas.

The building’s HVAC system utilizes geothermal heat pumps.  The new building is sited at the location of an existing school, which was abated and demolished at the start of the construction period, all within the duration listed below.