Mountain Green Elementary School

Morgan School District

Morgan, Utah


The Mountain Green Elementary School design organizes classrooms into intimate student communities, or "small learning communities".  Collaboration centers support project-based curriculum by accommodating multiple, flexible group activities. This promotes collaborative learning and helps students to integrate knowledge on a variety of levels.


Visitors are greeted by a media center and administrative offices with large expanses of glass that bracket the front entrance.  The multi-purpose room is sized to accommodate a full basketball court for community use, while still serving as dining room, supported by a full service kitchen.


Sustainable design features of the school include solar orientation, multi-level lighting, trestle wood building material, and a geothermal mechanical system.  The school is being constructed within a challenging time line to aid the School District in achieving their budgetary goals.





project size

73,000 sf


principal in charge

Jeanne Jackson






2009 Citation of Excellence | Learning by Design


2009 Elementary School Citation | American School & University


2009 Honorable Mention | Education Design Showcase -  School Planning and Management


2009  Citation Award | Exhibition of School Architecture - National School Board Association





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