Sinking Springs Elementary School

Manchester Township, Pennsylvania

Sinking Springs Elementary School will serve the needs of students in grades 3 to 5. It forms a campus with the existing Roundtown Elementary School.

The school features a split-level, ramped design in response to site constraints. Skylights provide natural light to the ramps. The common-functions wing houses the administrative area, gymnasium, cafeteria, kitchen ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY750COST PER SQ FT$137.40FEATURED IN2002 Architectural Portfolio general-purpose classrooms such as art and music. The stage is situated between the cafeteria and gymnasium and is accessible on both sides.

The brick and large-scale concrete masonry units complement the existing Roundtown Elementary School. The two classrooms wings and the administrative areas have varied interior color schemes to provide visual interest and a sense of individual identity to each house structure.

The building is designed with evening community use in mind. The facility is equipped with technology and a card-access security system.