Although the school will be located on post, the facility will be part of the Liberty County School System and will host students from the county and Fort Stewart.
According to LCSS Superintendent Judy Scherer, the school is projected to open in the fall of 2010.
"We have more than enough numbers (of students) to justify it," Scherer said.
Scherer said the school is necessary because of the impending growth of Fort Stewart/Liberty County.
In fact, Scherer said the community is growing so much, a second middle school may also be needed.
For more details, read Friday's Coastal Courier.
The action was taken at the BoE's regular December meeting Tuesday night.