Barren County Schools’ Trojan Academy is a unique facility. The goal was to ease the transition from middle school to high school. This eighth- and ninth-grade academy houses classrooms, a high-technology “bookless” media center, science labs, resource rooms, a multi-use cafeteria/gym/assembly area, secure entrance, administrative suites and two connectors that join the CAPACITY400COST PER SQ FT$190.04FEATURED IN2008 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized school and middle school facilities together. Students can travel between facilities without going outside.
Trojan Academy has a naturally lighted entry foyer; instructional-technology package in each classroom with a whiteboard, sound-amplification system, overhead projector and Internet access to enhance the learning environment; variable refrigerant volume (VRV) HVAC system to efficiently heat and cool the academy; and an efficient multi-use gym/cafeteria/assembly area.
These unique elements combine to improve the instructional process and create an enhanced learning environment for students and faculty.