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Bethany Elementary School

Bethany Elementary School

Lammersville Unified School District

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Overview

Bethany Elementary School was the second of ten planned new Elementary Schools for the Lammersville Unified School District. The K-8 campus was built on a 15.5 acre site and designed to accommodate an Average Daily Attendance (ADA) of 856 students. In the event of necessitating surge capacity, the school was designed to support a maximum of 1,272 students by utilizing the Project/Resource spaces and increasing classroom loads.

Bethany Elementary School was designed in accordance with the master developer’s architectural character of ‘Spanish Colonial’ with classroom villages wrapped in colonnades that open to an interior courtyard. The school amenities include a full Multi-Use, Administrative, Library/Media, Outdoor Lunch, and Outdoor Amphitheater facilities. The classroom building design includes a back-to-back configuration with both a 3:1 and 4:1 ratio of Classrooms to Resource Room. The construction type is all steel, with metal roofing, hidden dropped equipment wells, and plaster exterior.

 

Highlights

Location: Mountain House, CA

Completed: 2007

School Size: 62,000 sf

Construction Cost: $20.8 M