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Silver Creek Middle School
Bethesda, MD



155,000 SF


The purpose of this project is to construct a new middle school in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase cluster to accommodate growth and help alleviate overcrowding at Westland Middle School. This new building is designed for a capacity of 944 students with the core spaces designed to accommodate 1,200 students. Twelve (12) additional classrooms have been master-planned for future expansion. 

Building design goals included: 

• Creating a defined and welcoming entry with administrative suite control and supervision. 
• Designing a building with functional spatial relationships. 
• Developing a facility that allows easy supervision of students. 
• Allowing convenient and secure non-school hours access to activity areas of the building. 
• Designing a structure that respects the surrounding neighborhood. 
• Minimizing the footprint of the building to preserve existing green space and trees.

2018 LEED Gold Certification

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