Elkhorn North Ridge Middle School

Elkhorn, Nebraska


Jackson-Jackson & Associates, Inc.


Elkhorn Public Schools


153,588 sq.ft.

Total Cost


Completion Date


Design Team
Eileen Korth (Project Manager); April Kick (Project Architect and Designer); Alvine Engineering (Mechanical & Electrical); InfraStructure LLC (Structural Engineer); Big Muddy Workshop Inc. (Landscape Architect); Lamp Rynearson & Associates (Civil Engineer)

This new middle school prototype was constructed adjacent to one of Elkhorn Public Schools’ new elementary schools. To limit the footprint of the building and maximize the efficiency of the site, a two-story design was used. Two wings, each with two stacked pods, were provided to support sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, as well as a pod for exploratory classes including art, industrial technology, and family & consumer science.

The exterior of the building was developed as a representation of the history and growth of education. Historical development of education is represented by the strong, rustic textured base of the building rendered in monumental rock face concrete masonry. This base supports a brick layer that embodies traditional school construction with a contemporary dark finished brick. Above the brick is an insulated metal panel skin that represents the future of education. This progression is similar to the development that students undergo within the school building, where they will further develop a solid educational foundation that will support their future endeavors.

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Carpet by Shaw
Flooring by Shaw
Physical-Education Flooring by Shaw
Physical-Education Flooring by Amorim Flooring
Physical-Education Flooring by Robbins Sports Surfaces
Brick/Masonry by Yankee Hill Brick & Tile
Brick/Masonry by Northfield Block Co
Brick/Masonry by Mapei
Brick/Masonry by Wire-Bond
Brick/Masonry by Hohmann & Barnard, Inc.
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Ceilings by MDC Wallcoverings
Ceramic Tile by Florida Tile
Ceramic Tile by Roca Tile
Ceramic Tile by Interceramic
Ceramic Tile by Mapei
Door Hardware by McKinney
Door Hardware by Pemko
Door Hardware by Rockwood
Door Hardware by Corbin Russwin
Door Hardware by Sargent
Door Hardware by HES
Door Hardware by Norton Door Controls
Door Hardware by Stanley
Door Hardware by Securitron
Doors by Curries
Door Hardware by Rixson
Doors by VT Industries
Doors by McKeon
Insulation by Hunter Panels
Insulation by Knauf Insulation
Insulation by Johns Manville
Plumbing by Elkhart
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Plumbing by Tyler Union
Plumbing by Pro-Flo
Roofing by Carlisle SynTec
Skylights by Solatube
Windows by EFCO
Windows by Kalwall
Lighting & Accessories by Prescolite
Lighting & Accessories by Finelite
Lighting & Accessories by Axis Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Elliptipar
Lighting & Accessories by Litecontrol
Lighting & Accessories by Beacon Parsons
Lighting & Accessories by California Accent Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Pathway Lighting Products
Lighting & Accessories by Kenall Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Prudential Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Columbia Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Legrand
Lighting & Accessories by Con-Tech Lighting
Emergency Lighting by Dual-Lite
Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Honeywell
Fire/Life-Safety Systems by STI (Safety Technology International)
Drinking Fountains by Elkay
Hand-Drying Equipment by World Dryer
Washroom Accessories by American Specialties
Washroom Fixtures by Sloan Valve
Washroom Accessories by Koala Kare
Washroom Fixtures by Pro-Flo
Washroom Fixtures by Dearborn Brass
Washroom Fixtures by Symmons
Washroom Fixtures by BrassCraft
Washroom Fixtures by Willoughby
Washroom Fixtures by Stern-Williams Co. Inc.
Washroom Fixtures by Zurn
Washroom Fixtures by Delta Faucet
Washroom Fixtures by Guardian
Washroom/Shower Partitions by Scranton Products
Athletic Equipment by AALCO
Athletic Equipment by Performance Sports Systems (PSS)
Bleachers/Grandstands by Interkal
Scoreboards/Clocks by Sportable Scoreboards
Communications Systems by Quam-Nichols
HVAC Units by Trane
HVAC Units by Yaskawa
HVAC Control Devices by Alerton
HVAC Control Devices by Veris Industries
HVAC Control Devices by Honeywell
HVAC Control Devices by Automation Components
IAQ Devices by Accurex
IAQ Devices by Ruskin
Kitchen Equipment by Accurex
Kitchen Equipment by Elkay
Kitchen Equipment by American Standard
Lockers by Penco Products
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Claridge
Signage by ASI Sign Solutions
Kitchen Equipment by InPro
Walls/Wall Materials by Centria
Insulation by Dryvit
Lighting & Accessories by Lithonia Lighting
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