Lancaster City Schools

Building Program

K-12 Schools
About This Project

All of the school buildings at the Lancaster City School District were overcrowded, not conducive to teaching education in the 21st century, and facilities were reaching the end of their useful life.

Schorr Architects assisted the District with their master planning process and through that process, the District decided to address their elementary school needs. A bond issue was passed in March of 2012 for the construction of five new K-5 grade schools. The District participated in the Exceptional Needs Program with the OFCC.

Gorsuch West, Mount Pleasant and Tarhe Trails Elementary Schools were completed utilizing the CMR and General Contracting delivery methods.

Medill and Tallmadge Elementary Schools were completed utilizing the CMR delivery method.

We also assisted the District with finding new sites to replace the existing grade 6-8 Jr. High Schools. After the passage of a levy campaign, the District and the OFCC proceeded with the construction of the new Thomas Ewing Junior High School and General Sherman Junior High School. Both were completed using the CMR delivery method.

The District participated in the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program with the OFCC.