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ERIC Number: ED002502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Sep
Pages: 26
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PROFILES OF SIGNIFICANT SCHOOLS.
FEATHERSTONE, RICHARD L.; LEU, DONALD J.
A DESCRIPTION OF THE HOLLAND HIGH SCHOOL IN MICHIGAN IS GIVEN. INDIVIDUAL STUDENT NEEDS, TECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT, AND COLLEGE PREPARATORY CURRICULUM WERE EMPHASIZED BY THE CONSULTANT AND THE ARCHITECT WHO DESIGNED THE BUILDING. THE CAMPUS WAS OF A DECENTRALIZED PLAN WITH FOUR SMALL SCHOOLS ADJOINING A COMMON UNIT FOR SCIENCE AND BUSINESS INSTRUCTION. FLEXIBILITY AND EXPANSION SPACE WERE INTEGRAL PARTS OF THE BUILDING DESIGN. A FIELD HOUSE AND VOCATIONAL FACILITIES WERE AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY USE. THE COST WAS GIVEN IN MAJOR UNITS, AND THEN WAS BROKEN DOWN INTO BUILDING SUPPLY ITEMS INCLUDING FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT, SITE AND SITE DEVELOPMENT, AND INSURANCE. THE COST PER PUPIL WAS $2,028 WHICH FAVORABLY COMPARED WITH COSTS OF OTHER SCHOOLS. CAPACITY OF THE SCHOOL WAS 1,500. THE CITIZENS OF THE HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY FELT THAT THE DESIGN WAS ADEQUATE TO MEET THE GROWTH DEMANDS FOR QUALITY EDUCATION. PHOTOGRAPHS AND ARCHITECT'S SKETCHES WERE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)