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Avery Alexander Elementary School

New Orleans, LA

The new 104,479 sf Avery Alexander school, will serve grades Pre-K through 8, housing 788 pupils. It replaces a smaller elementary school which was demolished after Katrina due to irreparable damage. The new school includes a gymnasium, cafeteria, academic, art and science classrooms, administration areas and support, student services, library/media rooms, special ed facilities and music/performing spaces. The building is designed to meet the Performance Standards of the School Facilities Master Plan for Orleans Parish, and the Educational Specifications. This facility is a sustainable school building and will meet LEED Silver certification.