Raymond B. Cooper Junior High School

Wylie, Texas

  • FIRM

    PBK

  • CLIENT

    Wylie Independent School District

  • AREA

    104,045 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $16,035,931.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    6/2006

Cooper Junior High School was designed to maximize efficiency while optimizing flexibility through creative use of space. The reflection of colors and the allure of an oval-shaped rotunda greet students, and the “Main Street” design simplifies faculty supervision and streamlines student movement.

Instructional technology reinforces classroom ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$154.12FEATURED IN2009 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYCommon Areas with six computers in each classroom, as well as fully equipped computer labs and enhanced computer capabilities in specialized areas.

Lighting is direct and indirect to provide the greatest flexibility and quality of light at levels as required for each environment. Diffused natural light washes through the corridors from the clerestory revealing colorful, yet refined floor patterns and ceramic tile wall finishes. A calm and inviting learning environment is reflected as students pass the library with its expanse of glass, varying learning areas and soft color scheme. Cooper Junior High School offers a functional and inviting environment conducive to learning.