Mc Kinley Elementary2
Mc Kinley Elementary4
Mc Kinley Elementary3
Mc Kinley Elementary
Mc Kinley Elementary1

McKinley Elementary School

Formerly Willow Creek 6th Grade Intermediate School, McKinley Elementary was expanded and transformed into a grades K-5 School as a part of a District-wide masterplan to align facilities with programming and create capacity at the Elementary Level.

The school is organized around the continuous learning commons and features a variety of flexible furniture to support collaborative learning. McKinley’s culture is rooted in collaboration and learning through project-based inquiry (STEM). The additions and renovations are designed to celebrate the culture of McKinley through the creation of a continuous learning commons, a flexible learning area shared by all to support personalized learning, team-teaching, and collaboration.

The project reorganized the building into grade-level pods and created a new main office with a secure vestibule to improve safety. Additionally, the building’s systems and food service spaces were expanded to accommodate the additional student capacity (approx. doubled from 360 to 620).

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