Mount Vernon Community School Corporation was experiencing rapid growth, so a new K to 4 elementary school was necessary.
Because of the age ranges and specific educational programming for these groups, academic classrooms are designed in wings. The kindergarten wing has its own dropoff/pickup point and a separate playground area.
The media center is the physical CAPACITY650COST PER SQ FT$105.00FEATURED IN2006 Architectural Portfolio of this new facility, with the computer lab nearby. Easy access to this space was critical for students and teachers alike.
For security, a predominant visitor/event entry for the gymnasium and cafetorium is adjacent to the administration area, allowing for a clear sightline from the offices as the building is approached from the parking lot. It also provides a point of check-in for visitors.
McCordsville Elementary is a masonry building with a combination of membrane roofing and standing-seam metal roofing. The HVAC system consists of a four-pipe variable-air-volume system with dedicated
outdoor-air heat recovery and related high-efficiency applications.
The growth in the area now will be accommodated with this state-of-the-art school.