The new Onsted High School was part of the solution for districtwide facilities needs. It blends remodeling of part of the old high school with a major new one-story construction.
A large media center anchors the academic area. Modern technology throughout the building provides access to the Internet and an abundance of information including distance learning. CAPACITY600COST PER SQ FT$84.34FEATURED IN2001 Architectural Portfolio new classrooms are included for science, speech, foreign language, social studies, business education, language arts, technology and health. Areas for administration, staff and special education are included. Connected areas have been remodeled for mathematics, art, family-life skills, educational technology and industrial arts.
The tiered cafetorium accommodates 350 on one level for lunch and 800 for performances. Instrumental and vocal music rooms are accessible for the large stage. The 1,800-seat gym shares restrooms and commons areas with the cafetorium.
A large fitness center adjacent to the parking lot and gym serves students and the community.