The Clark County School District's new Variety School, replacing a 50-year-old facility, serves students from age from 5 to 22. The school specializes in students with behavioral challenges, mental challenges and autism. Each group is provided a different classroom hub whose color scheme provides distinct identity and wayfinding.
Situated at the heart of COST PER SQ FT$223.32FEATURED IN2013 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYSpecial-Needs Interiors school is a shared activity space, media center, gym and multipurpose rooms that merge into one space for events. A vocational training center prepares students for jobs in hospitality, food service, office work and recycling. The simulated residential unit helps students practice daily life skills. Outdoor spaces include play areas, courtyards for outdoor learning and a student-run garden.
The school was designed to meet stringent energy-efficiency targets and uses environmentally friendly materials throughout.