Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

  • FIRM

    Symmes Maini & McKee Associates

  • CLIENT

    Bridgewater-Raynham Regional School Building Committee

  • AREA

    335,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $54,900,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    9/2007

Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School is planned to accommodate a population of 2,000 pupils in grades 9 to 12. As a major public facility shared by two adjoining towns, the school is both a state-of-the-art high school and an educational and recreational resource for its communities.

To facilitate community ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY2,000COST PER SQ FT$163.88FEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio of the building after hours and during the summer while maintaining security for the academic precincts of the building, the school is split into two closely connected wings: a community wing with easy public access to the auditorium, gymnasium, health and fitness center, and cafeteria; and a two-story academic wing accommodating classrooms, laboratories and support spaces for students.

Recreational facilities shared with the community include a multipurpose stadium with artificial turf and running track, plus fields for baseball, soccer and exterior courts for basketball and tennis.

The school is designed to Massachusetts CHPS (Collaborative for High Performance Schools) Green Schools Guidelines and is pending certification. It also is a candidate for a Massachusetts Technology Collaborative renewable energy grant.