Columbia Heights District Schools


Highland Elementary School Addition

Columbia Heights Public Schools
Columbia Heights, MN

Completion
August 2014

Construction Cost:
$1,400,000

Owners:
ISD #13

Construction Manager:
Kraus Anderson

In Brief

  • New Kindergarten Classrooms
  • Science and Art Room Remodel

Project Description

Elementary Enrollment is increasing in the Columbia Heights School District and additional classroom space was needed in the nearly identical twin schools of Valley View Elementary and Highland Elementary.

With nearly identical scopes of work, MLA planned and designed a new kindergarten classroom wing addition. The existing undersized classrooms were returned to general classrooms. Also as part of the project, classrooms were remodeled into Science and Art.


Columbia Academy Entry Addition

Columbia Heights, MN

Completion
September 2012

Construction Cost:
$1,100,000

Owners:
ISD #13

Construction Manager
Kraus Anderson

In Brief

  • New entry Canopy
  • Exterior window Replacement
  • Parking upgrades

Project Description

 The Columbia Heights Middle School name and school curriculum changed in the fall of 2011. The Schools new name of Columbia Academy emphasizes the Arts and Technology programs. To further improve the the new emphasis, MLA developed a new entry canopy with a secured vestibule and interior remodeling which enhances the new image of teh school and programs. Also as part of the project, a new parent drop-off and separate bus drop-off are provided