The new Miami East PK-8 School is the successful blending of individual elementary schools within the Miami East school district. It became important to have a facility that could operate at a much higher level of efficiency than the schools that it was replacing.
Constructed at an outstanding value to the school district, this 128,573-square-foot school has a cost CAPACITY900COST PER SQ FT$105.29FEATURED IN2006 Architectural Portfolio $105.29 per square foot. Included in this cost are marble terrazzo floors throughout the corridors and a facility that is rich with technology. Students have the advantage of learning in a classroom environment where sound reinforcement, video-projection systems and smart boards are common features.
Through the selection of an energy-conscious heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, individual heat pumps are used to control the environment of each classroom. Efficient, economical and well-engineered mechanical systems continue to outperform more traditional systems, resulting in lower operating costs throughout the year. Value, technology and quality design are hallmarks of the new Miami East PK-8 School.