Mars Area Middle School
Mars Area School District
Ross Elementary is a modernized facility centered on an aquatic themed interior. The hallways flow with ocean waves and the exterior courtyards boast water gardens and rock seating for an open air approach to teaching.
The project included the complete renovation of all educational spaces, as well as new mechanical, electrical, plumbing, roofing and window systems. The classrooms are equipped with new casework and sinks, state-of-the-art Smart Boards, projectors and speaker systems. The addition consisted of kindergarten rooms, an art room, library and administration offices. The music and instrumental rooms were equipped with new sound systems. The gymnasium, auditorium, cafeteria and kitchen all received extensive renovations, including installation of new equipment in each space.
Construction: August 2010 – August 2011
Project Cost: $19.6 million
Dr. Patrick Mannarino
135 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15229