Fran Fruzen Intermediate School

The new intermediate school joins students in fourth through eighth grades, creating uniformity across the curriculum and grade levels.

Need: Improved learning environments and more space to meet the needs of a growing school district

Solution: Replace one of the existing intermediate schools with a new facility

Result: A contemporary building for 600 students with a design that encourages collaborative learning

Fran Fruzen Intermediate School Library with students reading at tables

Fact Sheet

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Location

Beloit, WI

Size

63,600 sq ft

Construction Cost

$17,900,000

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Design Features

The school’s design separates seventh and eighth graders from the lower grades and provides these students with their own entrance. There are also staggered entrance and exit times and grade-specific lunch times to help organize the movement of students throughout the building.

Fran Fruzen Intermediate School office entrance and exterior of cafeteria addition
Robinson Elementary School front entrance with new circle drop-off area

Improvements Across the District

Bray Architects supported the School District of Beloit through a successful $70 million referendum campaign that funded improvements at 11 of their schools. These projects included additions and renovations at Robinson Elementary School and a new pool and fitness center at Beloit Memorial High School.

Fran Fruzen Intermediate School cafeteria with lunch tables

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