Mattawan High School

Mattawan, Michigan

  • FIRM



    Mattawan Consolidated Schools

  • AREA

    17,050 sq.ft.





With rising enrollment, the arts, music and science departments at Mattawan High School sought room to grow. The STEM program needed an engineering lab, and the award-winning band needed a place to practice and store equipment. Collaborative planning with a team of faculty, community members, designers and students resulted in a proposal for an additional 17,000 square ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$246.00FEATURED IN2017 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYClassrooms of space to achieve that growth.
The addition has:
• Expanded science labs for larger classes
• STEM project-learning spaces designed to encourage research, collaboration and presentation
• STEM and science classrooms divided by operable panels that allow for smaller class sizes, or larger presentation formats
• Additional classrooms
• A student commons for collaboration and problem solving as a team, or as breakout areas that allow for smaller group work
• Flexible furniture designed to accommodate varying student needs
Renovations entailed:
• Music and art rooms
• A 150-student designated band room
• A music library
• Instrument storage
• Acquiring flexible furniture to accommodate varying student needs