General Sherman Junior High School

New Building


Lancaster, OH

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As part of the Lancaster City Schools new middle school program upgrades, Summit Construction was selected to provide Construction Manager at Risk Services for the General Sherman Junior High School Project. General Sherman was constructed on a new site and will house grades 6-8. 

Design Notes from Schorr Architects:

  • This environmentally conscious building is designed to be USBC LEED Silver Certified and includes 21st Century design features
  • A secure entry vestibule funnels all visitors through the main office prior to gaining entry into the building
  • Designed to achieve an energy rating of at least 30% or greater above the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) baseline
  • Supports the community through flexible program spaces with a mixed-use Cafeteria, Music Classrooms & Stage, Gym, and Media Center
  • The Cafeteria/Student Dining is equipped with retractable auditorium seating to use for performance events
  • The academic areas can be secured during after school activities in the Gym and Cafeteria 

CMR services for General Sherman Jr. High included preconstruction management, daily site and subcontractor management, safety, quality control, scheduling, and budget.