School District of Horicon PreK-12 Building

This consolidation project added an elementary school to the existing middle and high school, saving the district money and resources.


Address the district’s changing student population


Consolidate the district’s buildings by adding an elementary school to the existing middle and high school facility


A truly unique PreK-12 building that better serves its community and responds to its rich natural environment


  • The Daily Reporter Top Project Award
Colorful exterior of elementary school wing with plants and children walking

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Horicon, WI


91,400 sq ft (addition), 16,100 sq ft (renovation)

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An open and brightly colored school hallway with a wall mural featuring natural elements


Elementary school addition

The Horicon area’s beautiful wetlands, woodlands, lakes and rivers, and drumlins inspired an “ecosystem” concept for each grade level, and elements of the building from graphics to the entryway tie in that sense of place.

Students sit in a commons area with a large mural in the background

Environmental branding

Marsh Pride

A wall mural in the high school commons features a custom illustrated topographic map of the Horicon marsh paired with signage and built-in student seating for an impactful, interactive branded environment.

A large plaza with students leads into a modern school entrance
Students work at tables and large chairs in an open and colorful resource area
Students sit at tables in a cafeteria with a large window wall
Young students gather in a commons area with cubbies
Students play in a large gymnasium with colorful panels

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