JS Clark Leadership Academy, a charter school in Opelousas, Louisiana, is building a $29 million facility for middle and high school grades.
The 52,400-square-foot single-story building will have an administration corridor, 16 classrooms, two vocational training rooms, a spacious science lab, an indoor/outdoor art area, a band room, a large commons/dining room, a full-service commercial kitchen, a basketball gym with arena-style lighting for dual volleyball games, an athletic multi-purpose room, and weight and locker rooms.
The project also encompasses a new sewage lift station, a deceleration lane, drive lanes, a bus loop, pavement, equestrian-style fencing, a regulation-size football practice field, a detention pond, and various hardscape and softscape features.
Construction is scheduled for completion in January 2025.
The builder is Rudick Construction Group, and the architect is Grace Hebert Curtis Architects.