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Chinook Trail MS | Academy District 20
Aerial sketch of front entry to new Chinook Trail Middle School

Chinook Trail Middle School

Overview

The new Chinook Trail Middle School, scheduled to open in 2019, will house approximately 1,080 6-8 grade students.  The middle school will be designed with occupant health and wellness in mind, and will feature multiple flexible learning spaces both indoors and out.  

The new middle school will be located next to the existing Chinook Trail Elementary School, which will receive an expansion of its kitchen into a full prep kitchen serving both the elementary and middle schools.

Project Features

  • Learning communities for each grade featuring pods with classrooms for math, English, social studies and science lab, plus small group study rooms and flex-use space
  • Cafeteria combines space for the commons and stage with retractable auditorium seating
  • Learning Commons with maker space and computer labs, small group study space, learning / presentation stairway to second floor, and instructional and outdoor learning areas
  • Building design promotes strong ties to nature through outdoor plaza and courtyards for dining, socializing and learning
  • Focus on sustainable design practices and optimal use of natural light for student health and wellbeing

Project Details

Project Team
Project Manager Henry Reitwiesner
Architect

RTA/MOA joint venture

Contractor

Bryan Construction

​Project Progress

  • Ground breaking ceremony on September 27, 2017
  • Design complete
  • Design development packet complete
  • Construction fencing, new crosswalks, and stop signs installed
  • Site grading started on March 12, 2018
  • All foundations poured
  • Underground utilities complete
  • Masonry wall construction underway
  • Steel construction of 6th & 7th grade wing complete
  • Bus turn around loop complete
  • Sidewalks around exterior of site complete
  • Asphalt parking lot installed
  • Steel complete. Topping out celebration on October 19, 2018
  • All concrete floors poured
  • Framing complete
  • Drywall installation complete and finishing in progress
  • Painting complete in classrooms and in progress throughout remaining areas
  • Flooring installation in progress
  • Cabinetry installation finished in classrooms
  • Classroom doors installed
  • HVAC installation in progress
  • Grading for athletic fields complete
  • Irrigiation for athletic fields installed
  • Exterior bleachers by track installed
  • Track and field and score board rough-in ongoing
  • Furniture order placed and for summer installation