St. Patrick K-8 School Addition

Client: St. Patrick Catholic Church

Location: Kingman, KS

Use: School & Parish Hall

Size: 30,600 s.f.

Completion: 2010

Located 30 miles west of Wichita, KS, St. Patrick School serves the 3,200 residents of Kingman and surrounding area. The school, on the same block as the church, enrolls 165 Pre-K through 8th grade students. The 2-story addition, with 24,500 s.f. of finished area, attaches to the 1960 portion of the school, which has 6,100 s.f. of remodel space as part of the project. The addition’s lower level, part of which is designed as a storm shelter following FEMA guidelines, matches the floor elevation of the 1960 building and the upper level matches the church floor elevation, less than 30’ away. New spaces include five Classrooms, Science Classroom, Computer Lab, Parish Hall, Physical Education Office/Storage, Kitchen, Dining Hall, Parish Office, Chapel, School Office, and Library. Site work includes new parking lots, sidewalks around the buildings, and a landscape terrace between the church and school.