Annie Purl Elementary School

Georgetown, Texas




Georgetown Independent School District


116,100 sq.ft.

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Completion Date


The classrooms and learning environment in the Georgetown district’s new Annie Purl Elementary School are inventive, engaging and agile. They respond to the district’s desire to support learners who are creative, collaborative, think critically and seek self-knowledge. A rigorous planning process brought together curriculum, professional development and design disciplines to respond to these values; the result is a customized and exciting school.
Inside, learning communities are split into grade levels. Each community features classrooms, flex space and a teacher design lab, all connected to outdoor courtyards. Teachers and students are empowered to design their own learning experiences. This effort is supported with transparency between spaces; this allows for passive supervision and greater freedom for students to spill into common areas.
Within classrooms, flexible furniture, technology and mobile storage elevate responsiveness to curriculum needs. Classrooms are connected with movable walls, which also are writable. This enhances collaboration among teachers and peers.
Learning communities enfold the library and maker space. This greatly expands the available instructional space, creating a connected and shared hub for hands-on learning.

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2018 Educational Interiors Showcase

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Product suppliers specified

Carpet by J&J Commercial Carpet
Flooring by Milliken
Flooring by Flexco
Brick/Masonry by Acme Brick
Brick/Masonry by Rockcast
Brick/Masonry by Continental Cast Stone
Cabinets by Formica
Cabinets by Sherwin-Williams
Ceilings by Hunter Douglas
Ceilings by Johnsonite
Ceilings by Azrock
Ceilings by Sherwin-Williams
Draperies/Blinds by KM Fabrics
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Koroseal
Ceilings by Rulon
Ceilings by Gerflor Sports Flooring
Ceramic Tile by Fry Reglet
Ceramic Tile by Interceramic
Ceramic Tile by Dal-Tile
Ceramic Tile by Schluter
Doors by Kawneer
Doors by Sherwin-Williams
Movable Partitions/Walls by Hufcor
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Roofing by Berridge
Windows by MechoShade
Lounge Furniture by DesignTex
Draperies/Blinds by MechoShade
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Forbo Flooring Systems
Signage by ASI Sign Solutions
Cabinets by Corian
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