Lightridge High School (HS-9)

Location: Aldie, VA
Size: 306,000 Square Feet
Client: Loudoun County Public Schools
Type: New High School


This prototype is a new modern high school design of approximately 306,000 square feet with a student capacity of 1,850.

The design includes interior courtyards and curtain wall facades to provide broad access to natural light and flexible outdoor space, which are carefully integrated with a combination of brick, masonry, and metal materials for the balance of the exterior facades.

Indoor facilities include drama and theatre venues, competition and auxiliary gymnasiums, flexible cafeteria and food service spaces, media center, programmed special education space, career and technology labs, computer labs, and a greenhouse. Outdoor facilities include lighted grandstands and football field, softball field, concessions building, press boxes, field house, and maintenance support buildings.