Hoffman Estates High School

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

  • FIRM

    ARCON Associates


    Township High School District 211

  • AREA

    112,500 sq.ft.





A facility utilization study indicated higher than normal utilization rates at this northwest suburban high school district. The study prompted an expansion of Hoffman Estates High School.

The auxiliary gymnasiums were expanded to allow for spectator seating, along with the addition of a visiting team room. The library was expanded for increased flexibility while, at ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$170.00FEATURED IN2009 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYAdministrative Areas/Offices same time, opening up the exterior facade to allow for daylighting. Additional classrooms were added to the upper and lower levels above and below the library expansion.

An administrative office suite was added, and a main entrance created for greater security and visitor control. This also designated the high-profile, fully glazed addition as the obvious main entrance to the building.

New classrooms were created where the administrative offices were vacated. The science department was demolished and replaced with a state-of-the-art department, complete with 15 new science labs of all disciplines, prep rooms, storage rooms and a new science department office.