This $60 million referendum passed within the Middleton-Cross Plains School District with 68% support after a 4+ year planning and community engagement campaign. The referendum resolves overcrowding at all of the District’s elementary and middle schools by changing from a PreK-5 / 6-8 grade configuration to a PreK-4 / 5-8 arrangement.
The most significant component of the referendum is this $50 million addition and renovation effectively creating a new 5th-8th grade middle school. The project saved portions of the existing Kromrey Middle School and then added on to the existing building in multiple phases. The building form closely follows the regional planning commission’s boundary for the Pheasant Branch Conservancy. The three story 6th-8th wing of the building features an environmental education center for use by all district students and the community. It has direct access to the conservancy for research, study and restoration. students and the community. It will have direct access to the conservancy for research, study and restoration.
Awards: The Daily Reporter/Wisconsin Builder – 2015 Top Project Award
American Society of Interior Designers | Wisconsin Chapter – 2015 Gold Design Award, Educational K-12 Category
American School and University Magazine| Architectural Portfolio – Special Citation Award, 2016
Wisconsin Masonry Alliance | 2017 Excellence in Masonry – Best of Clay Masonry