Leeds High School

Leeds, Alabama

  • FIRM

    Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood


    Leeds City Board of Education

  • AREA

    129,000 sq.ft.





The new Leeds High School includes 34 classrooms, a cafeteria, culinary kitchen, media center and competition gymnasium with spectator seating for 1,000.

The material palette consists of brick, concrete masonry, precast and aluminum storefront. Additional athletic facilities are planned for the future, including a stadium, track ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY800COST PER SQ FT$183.00FEATURED IN2010 Architectural Portfolio fieldhouse.

Leeds High School is a state-of-the-art, highly interactive learning center and a comprehensive high-security facility. Technology to assist in the educational process consists of wireless Internet capabilities in classrooms and audiovisual computer projection in every classroom. Interactive whiteboards are connected to the LCD projectors and screens.

As a secure facility, the administration can lock down the school in part or in its entirely with the push of a button. Security cameras are situated at strategic points and major entryways. Security cameras and software for major equipment diagnostics can be accessed online remotely.

The building interior palette is colorful with a sophisticated modern edge. Colors and patterns are well-composed, rhythmic and energetic. The theme follows the school’s mascot, "The Green Wave."