Africentric PK – 12 School

Project Info
  • Category: K-12
  • Owner : Columbus City Schools
  • Location : Columbus, OH
  • Architect : HKI Associates, Inc.
  • Construction Type : General Contracting
  • Building Area : 147,000 SF
  • Completion Date : October 2016
  • Value : $25 Million
Project Details

The school is designed to house 1,000 students and includes both Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms, 22 elementary classrooms, 10 middle school classrooms and 12 high school classrooms with advanced technology in each. In addition, the school also features art and music rooms, technology, science and business labs, and common areas including the gymnasium, auditorium, and cafeteria.

The school’s focus is the history, culture, contributions and values of the African people and these cultural aspects can be seen throughout building. What makes this project particularly unique is how the architect incorporated African culture into the building design by utilizing specialized finishes.

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