Academy Charter School

Location:  Old Glenn, Palmer, Alaska
Year Completed: 2006
Square Footage: 16,438sf Total – 13,366sf 1st Level, 3,072sf 2nd Level
Project Type: Charter School Administrative Offices and Gymnasium – Design-build
Construction Type: CMU bearing wall and wood trusses at Gymnasium, steel frame, OWSJ and concrete deck at Administrative Offices
Contractor:  F-E Contractors, Inc.
Client: Mat-Su Borough / Academy Charter School

The 6,000sf Academy Charter School was a fast-tracked design-build project providing a stand alone gymnasium, administrative offices, stage and classroom space. The 5000sf gymnasium houses a full-size basketball court and can be used as an auditorium. The facility also includes handicap-accessible locker-rooms and showers. Administrative offices include reception, staff lounges, workrooms, classrooms, storage, concessions and washrooms. It also provided a master plan for the future addition of classrooms to complete the 28,000sf K-8 school.