Construction of the new $15 million Warrrnambool Special Developmental School is on track to be completed by mid-September, in time for staff and students to move in for term four.
Principal Robert Dowell said the Wollaston Road building had a total of 20 classrooms, separated into four learning areas with five classrooms each.
It has been purpose-built for 170 students, with the school's current enrollment sitting at 155 students.
School council president Jay Everall and Mr Dowell said they had had lots of positive community interest with comments about the large site, how quickly the project was moving and when construction would be completed.
"We've had two whole staff walk-throughs and they can't believe all the room," Mr Dowell said.
"It's going to help the kids because they're going to have such a better learning environment," Mr Everall said.
"It's a bit mind-blowing when you think of the footprint they're in now to here. It's chalk and cheese. The able-bodied kids are just excited to have some space to run around. They just can't wait."
Fairbrother Construction site manager Aaron Finnigan said local tradespeople were working on the project, with up to 60 workers on site on any one day.
He said Fairbrother was proud to be involved in such a high-profile project and at the school which was much-needed in the community.
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