Rifle High School



Rifle High School | Rifle, CO (0635)

Client:                                       Garfield School District RE-2

Project Type:                            Addition / Renovation

Services Provided:                   Architecture, Interior Design

Completion Date:                     August 2009

Project Size:                            115,000 SF Renovation

                                                 21,000 SF Addition

                                                 136,000 SF Total


The renovation and expansion of Rifle High School consists of three additions totaling 21,000 square feet.  The largest addition was a new commons area to be used as a cafeteria and includes an assembly area with a stage.  The new commons area fulfills the Owner’s desire to incorporate a more prominent entry point.  An expansion containing three new classrooms including a special needs classroom for students with specific physical requirements, with the third addition expanding the existing locker room facility.  The existing locker room was converted into a weight training facility.  More restrooms were added to meet current code requirements as well as upgrades to existing restrooms to meet ADA requirements.  Modification to circulation areas were made to address security considerations.  A new fi re suppression system was installed, as well as upgrades to lighting and finishes throughout the facility.