A Cheer for Prospect Valley Elementary Replacement School Ribbon Cutting
Students and staff of the Prospect Valley Replacement School joined GH Phipps and MOA Architecture to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the opening of the new school, located at 3400 Pierson Street in Wheatridge. The celebration included a school open house and tours.
The approximately $20 million, 60,000-square-foot project was completed on behalf of the Jefferson County Public Schools. The school replaces the previous structure built in 1967 and provides the elementary school program in Wheat Ridge with much-needed additional classroom space and room for expansion. It includes a highly efficient floor plan with core community spaces at the center of the building, building on the school’s strong sense of community. The building also incorporates a variety of breakout spaces, creating connections to the outdoors. The building design incorporates playful elements with circular windows and bright “pops” of color that enliven the façade. With its large glass walls, the library media center serves as a “beacon” for the school, clearly indicating the entrance.
“We’re very proud of our tremendous relationship with the Jefferson County Public Schools and celebrating the opening of the school with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house was especially gratifying,” said Tim Feldmann of GH Phipps.