Northshore Elementary School
Cope Architecture provided design, project management and construction administration for a new, 1200-student, K-5 elementary school within the Northshore Town Center complex of West Knox County. The entire school is equipped with state-of-the-art computer technology and communications and is designed for security during school hours with interior access gained only through the front administrative office. The 128,000-square-foot facility includes a gymnasium, music room, art center, and full service cafeteria. The cafeteria has a fully equipped kitchen and the student dining area seats approximately 330 students per shift. The gymnasium has a raised stage platform and can seat up to approximately 500 people. The media center is fully outfitted with shelf storage for printed media and wired for computer information technology.