The new Park City High School is a combination of renovation, addition and new construction. The school is designed to meet the growing needs of the district, and to replace an aging, inefficient, outdated facility built in the early 1970s. The outcome of the extensive planning process was a design centered on an improved level of flexibility, energy efficiency, and CAPACITY1,500COST PER SQ FT$115.00CITATIONHigh School CitationFEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio and future pedagogical shifts that will ensure the building functions beautifully for the next 70 years.
New classroom areas, or academic houses, were designed to encourage a fully integrated curriculum, and to create a collaborative learning and teaching environment. These clusters of spaces provide the opportunity to separate students by grade, specialty, curriculum or any other division that is desired to meet the school’s evolving curricular needs.
Park City High School is the first comprehensive high school in Utah to be registered for LEED certification. In designing the building to meet LEED silver certification, the district incorporated many energy-saving systems and sustainable materials.