RHAM High School

Hebron, Andover, Marlborough, Connecticut

  • FIRM

    Kaestle Boos Associates


    Regional School District No. 8

  • AREA

    256,000 sq.ft.





The new RHAM High School provides a high level of security, while presenting an open and inviting learning environment. Natural lighting throughout the facility enlivens and enhances the school’s environment and character.

The main entry sweeps visitors and students through a glass atrium past the administrative office to the school’s main ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY1,200COST PER SQ FT$175.00FEATURED IN2004 Architectural Portfolio area—the cafeteria. This multipurpose space also is used for assemblies and by the community. The steps leading down to the cafeteria make an ideal stage, and a projection wall allows for messages and news programs to be displayed.

Each classroom wing, represented by curriculum or grade level, features classrooms with a smart board and LCD projector, a collaborative faculty work area, student lockers and storage. Windows looking out onto the hallways are incorporated in the work areas, allowing teachers the ability to monitor student activities closely.

Additional features include a professional 800-seat auditorium with an orchestra pit, a gymnasium, a library/media center and an art gallery for students to display their work.