Mesa Middle School

Las Cruces School District, Las Cruces, NM 2011

A High Performance School, Mesa fosters academic achievement in a sustainable environment.   The 900 students are organized in learning academies, reinforcing the small learning community concept.

Movable classroom furniture supports unlimited teaching configurations and ‘in- between’ spaces create an interactive learning environment. Covered walkways connect the school facilities, creating an interior courtyard used for a range of group activities.  Pedestrian and vehicular circulation is separated.

118,000 square feet

Awards:

  • Distinguished Participant in the 2010 ENERGY STAR Challenge Gallery by the Environmental Protection Agency