NTCA New School

Wesley Chapel, Florida


Conference Association of Seventh-Day Adventists


56,025 sq.ft.

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North Tampa Christian Academy (NTCA) is a 21st-century learning center designed with science and technology as a major programmatic element. NTCA has state-of-the-art science and fabrication labs. These labs open via overhead door to the covered courtyards so large-scale projects can be constructed and displayed indoors or out. Examples of skills taught in these labs: welding, metal fabrication, woodworking, and other digital fabrication exercises.

Situated on a 43-acre campus with protected wetlands, the school provides many opportunities to teach students about natural Florida environments. The goal was to create opportunities for students to safely explore and engage in the natural world. To reinforce this concept, indoor classrooms were separated by outdoor learning spaces, which were then covered to protect students from sun and rain. This space between the buildings is as important as the space inside the buildings. Additionally, having this outdoor learning space helped mitigate the unforeseen issues relating to teaching during a pandemic. Other outdoor teaching features include a nature trail, large pond with a dock, island rookery, bat house, and a farming program.

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Carpet by Interface
Flooring by Duraflex
Physical-Education Flooring by Tarkett USA
Cabinets by Wilsonart
Cabinets by Formica
Cabinets by Corian
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Ceramic Tile by American Olean
Door Hardware by Allegion
Door Hardware by Schlage
Door Hardware by Ives
Acoustics/Sound Systems by Overhead Door
Doors by Eliason
Door Hardware by ASSA ABLOY
Insulation by Rmax, Inc.
Movable Partitions/Walls by Raydoor
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Plumbing by Elkay
Acoustics/Sound Systems by McGuire
Plumbing by American Standard
Roofing by Johns Manville
Windows by YKK
Lighting & Accessories by Finelite
Lighting & Accessories by Day-Brite Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Lightolier
Lighting & Accessories by Beghelli
Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Viking Corp.
Locks by Allegion
Locks by Schlage
Locks by Von Duprin
Computer Furniture by Steelcase
Office Furniture by Steelcase
Drinking Fountains by Elkay
Washroom Fixtures by American Standard
Washroom Fixtures by Symmons
Washroom Fixtures by Fiat
Washroom Fixtures by Just Mfg
Washroom/Shower Partitions by American Sanitary Partition
Athletic Equipment by Gared Sports
Bleachers/Grandstands by Hussey Seating
Playground Equipment by Kompan
HVAC Units by Lennox
HVAC Control Devices by Honeywell
Kitchen Equipment by Hobart
Kitchen Equipment by True Mfg
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Moderco
Signage by Best Mfg
Waste Receptacles by Rubbermaid
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