Carthage Junior High School Additions and Renovations
Type: Additions and Renovations
Building Square Footage:
New Construction: 45,000 sf
Renovation: approx. 16,000 sf
Services Rendered: Architectural Design
The various additions and renovations that iDS provided the Carthage Junior High School includes a new FEMA Safe Room precast gymnasium, a renovated and expanded kitchen/serving and cafeteria, a courtyard infill of a new media center, a new Project Lead the Way classroom wing, and a future classroom wing for expansion.
The renovations and new construction allowed the Junior High to house close to 800 student when it opened for the 2019-2020 school year. It is designed for a maximum capacity of 900 students.
Through the design process, the main entry and both secondary entries were updated for a fresh and cohesive look throughout the campus. The new FEMA Safe Room gymnasium serves as the school’s competition gymnasium. In addition, a new entry road, parking lot renovations, and inviting design all aid in improving way-finding on site.