INDIAN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Trafalgar, IN

AT A GLANCE:
  • 53,000 SF Educational Facility
  • Color-coded Academic Wings
  • Renovated Kitchen & Cafeteria Addition
  • Built-In Storm Shelter/Refuge Area

Project Details:

This new educational facility adds to the campus that NHJ United School Corporation intended for its students. The school has expanded south, and added a relationship to the existing Middle School via breezeway. There is a 15-foot height differential between the long ends of the building, which provides unique spaces down the corridor via ramps. The main intersection of the building is flanked with program – gymnasium, Art Room, Music Room, and Media Center. Included in this intersection is a reinforced storm shelter with capacity for all students and faculty. Children can navigate/associate certain wings of the school because they are color coded by grade range. More security is embedded at the front/auxiliary doors with laminated glazing and information check-in. The gymnasium space amenities include one full-court basketball area, two half court basketball areas, full 26-foot height area for volleyball, north-facing glazing for efficient day-time lighting, plenty of storage, and public restrooms accessed from gym or corridor.