Ninth Grade Academy, Rio Grande High School

Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque, NM

The 9th Grade Academy is designed to support collaborative teaching. Technology, both wired and wireless, supports the curriculum and is flexible to adapt for future systems. Movable classroom furniture supports unlimited teaching configurations and the school’s 3-story module allows the school to expand or contract in response to enrollment fluctuations. Natural light is introduced through windows, clerestories, and skylights all with controlled distribution, ventilation, green materials, etc. all add to the exceptional environmental quality.

Size of Project: 87,000 square feet
LEED Silver Certification anticipated