Project

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Renaissance West STEAM Academy

Project Location

Charlotte, NC

Industries

Classrooms, Education

Services

Construction Management, Preconstruction, Sustainability, Virtual Construction

Square Footage

130,000

Schedule Duration

15 months

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Renaissance West STEAM Academy

Scope

  • Renaissance West STEAM Academy is the first of its kind in North Carolina. The ground-up school serves grades Pre-K–8 and follows the cradle-to-career continuum, with many STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) community partners

Highlights

  • Designed for project-based learning, children are encouraged to learn by incorporating art, engineering, design and field trips into lesson plans. The four-story building includes a lab with robotics kits and 54 classrooms, including several art classrooms

  • Additional features include a climbing wall in the multi-purpose room, a gym, soccer field, playground area and outdoor basketball goals

  • The school is part of a public-private partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and a local nonprofit, Renaissance West Community Initiative

  • Renaissance West STEAM Academy is the first LEED Silver project for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

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