Over the course of two successive school bond issues, DTW Architects developed prototype elementary schools that addressed the changing programming needs of a rapidly expanding school district. The prototypes were designed to allow future expansion and flexible site placement. Each featured different brick colors and entries which individualized each school’s appearance.
In total, eight new elementary schools were built, each serving 600 students and sized between 75,000 and 85,000 SF. Facility components included classrooms, specialized classrooms, administration, media center, cafeteria, gymnasium, and support spaces. Each campus has separate parent and bus drop-off loops, and parking for staff and visitors. Site improvements included playgrounds, play fields, courtyards, stormwater management and landscaping.
1993 - Forest View 1993 - Little River 1993 - Oak Grove 1993 - Glenn 1993 - Hillandale 1989 - Bethesda 1989 - Southwest 1989 - Easley