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Fair Oaks Elementary School Alternative Learning Center Modernization - Unschool  |  Sacramento, CA

This 10,550-square-foot alternative high school was built at the site of a former elementary school. The non-traditional classrooms hosts an innovative teaching program based on project-based, student-driven subjects. Study is self-directed based on the students’ interest and the learning spaces are designed to engage students and allow them the opportunity to set their own course of study.

This project included demolition of interior spaces in three classroom buildings and two sets of restrooms, and reconstruction of finishes in those spaces. Exterior site modifications included demolition of out-of-tolerance concrete walkways, bringing these into current ADA compliance, constructing a new entrance courtyard with seat walls, the placement of decorative boulders for outdoor learning, and new landscaping along street frontages.

This is a fast-track project with a strict budget was completed during the summer months while school is out of session. The school opened to students in August 2017.

Project Value

$1,500,000

Square Footage

10,500

Delivery

Lease-Leaseback

Owner

San Juan Unified School District

Architect

JK Architecture Engineering
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