Holbrook PreK-12 School

Holbrook, Massachusetts

  • FIRM

    Flansburgh Architects

  • CLIENT

    Holbrook Public Schools

  • AREA

    217,350 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $78,030,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    5/2018

Associated Firms: Boston Building Consultants, GGD, Nitsch Engineering, PM&C, Waterman Design, Tavares Design, Edvance

Design team: Kent Kovacs (Principal-in-Charge); Vince Dube (Project Manager); Michael Cimorelli (Project Designer)

This two-story consolidates all three existing, aged schools in the town of Holbrook into a single building with ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY1,095COST PER SQ FT$359.00CITATIONCombined-Level School CitationFEATURED IN2018 Architectural Portfolio entries and spaces for grades pre-K to 5 and 6 to 12.
The school was built in a single phase, reducing disruption to students during construction, and satisfying 21st-century learning goals. The total site area emcompasses about 37 acres and contains a new football/soccer field with running track, a new baseball field and a new softball field.
Grades PreK to 5 are completely separated from grades 6 to 12. Each section of the school has its own entrance, administration, and facilities. Program elements include two cafeterias, a 320-seat auditorium, two larger gymnasiums, general classrooms, teacher development spaces, two media centers, and science labs that conform to 21st-century education standards. Also included are dedicated spaces for art, music, band, computer labs, special education, and a STEAM commons to enhance the learning process by thinking creatively.