Cane Bay High School

Summerville, South Carolina

Cane Bay High School is part of a growing development that includes a middle school, an elementary school and multiple residential subdivision. The high school’s design strives to encourage academic excellence through architecture. The 74-acre site encourages community interaction by providing an extensive sports complex.

In order to ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY2,000COST PER SQ FT$133.00FEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio maximum connectivity throughout the student body, an "X" plan was used. Specialized wings meet at a central hub. The student commons, cafeteria, media center, auditorium, administration, and guidance are all situated conveniently at the center of the plan. The school’s unique amenities include a career and technology wing, which enables students to develop real-world skills. A multimedia classroom, designed as a lecture hall, also can be used for distance-learning classes.

The sports complex is designed for tournament play, and consists of a football/track and field stadium, baseball/softball complex, tennis complex, soccer field and band practice fields. These amenities are adjacent to the high school’s athletic wing, enabling a seamless transition from academic to community-based growth.