South High Community School

Location

Worcester, MA

Area

360,000 square feet

Key Features

  • An MSBA-led feasibility study determined that a replacement school for the 1970’s-era, 246,000 square foot building was needed.
  • The new 1,420-student high school was using the CM@ Risk delivery method on the site of the former school, which remained in operation through construction.
  • A number of community services are offered at the school including the student-run nonprofit Andy’s Attic as well as a food pantry, daycare, and medical clinic.
  • In addition to the state-of-the-art media center auditorium, wellness center and classroom spaces, the school includes technical education spaces for culinary and auto tech.

 

Key Contacts

Eric D. Moore

AIA

Principal

Christina S. Bazelmans

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal

Christopher M. Lee

CSL, LEED AP

Associate Principal

front entrance of south high community school
exterior of high school building with playground in the foreground

“In planning with the architects and the MSBA, I know the students who attend South High will have what they deserve – the best of everything.”

Maureen Binienda, Superintendent

Worcester Public Schools

students and teacher in a high school science classroom
culinary students learning in a commercial kitchen
students in an automotive vocational class at south high community school

Key Contacts

Eric D. Moore

AIA

Principal

Christina S. Bazelmans

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal

Christopher M. Lee

CSL, LEED AP

Associate Principal

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