With a growing population, Yukon, Okla., had a crowding issue in its schools. The existing high school was out-of-date and had no room to grow, so the district embarked on a massive overhaul.
The primary design objective was to provide a new high school campus where all school activities were on one site. The second objective CAPACITY2,500COST PER SQ FT$142.85FEATURED IN2012 Architectural Portfolio to create a high school with a consistent aesthetic design to bring pride to students and the community. The campus is situated on 110 acres and provides plenty of room for athletics and future growth. The 343,000-square-foot two-story high school is organized around a large two-story "Main Street" corridor that links all parts of the high school.
The facility includes three band rooms, a vocal room, student store, business labs, culinary-arts room, black-box theater, wood shop, agricultural shop, competition gym that seats more than 3,400, practice gym and other athletic spaces, in addition to core areas such as the library and cafeteria.