East Ridge Middle School
Lake County Public Schools
- 169,942 sq. ft.
- Associated Architect: Schenkel Shultz Architecture
- First Place Winner, Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association
- Award of Merit, Orlando Chapter AIA
This new Lake County middle school is located within a residential community on a highly visible site with a 70-foot fall. 1,414 students take pride in this beautiful new facility centering around a 3-story media science building with bridges connecting a 3 story classroom building. The classroom building employs a small scale learning community design concept and separates each grade level by floor.
Ramski & Company integrated at design development; defining the materials palette and patterns, assisting with lighting selections and key millwork design, selecting and documenting the finishes for both three story buildings as well as the 25,500 sq. ft. dining/multipurpose space, the administration suite at the school entrance, and the vocational labs.