Virginia, Minnesota

Rock Ridge High School

The new Rock Ridge High School is organized around multi-story Next-Century learning neighborhoods that are flexible, adaptive and student-focused. Designed to inspire collaborative growth, these learning neighborhoods bridge general learning with advanced opportunities. Interwoven throughout the school’s site are white pine forests, wetlands, exposed rock ledges, and glacial erratic. The school is designed in a way that both protects and embraces these surrounding natural resources, while also providing opportunities for students to learn and play in all four seasons.

Also unique to Rock Ridge High School is the innovation commons, a dynamic multi-story space that connects the academics of all three levels and provides a variety of unique learning settings. Other features include a performing arts center, four gyms, a community pool, and a robust set of CTE labs that are supported through partnerships with the community and local businesses.

Client: Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools

Studio: Grow

Market: PK-12

Size: 280,000 Square Feet

Scope: New Construction

Services: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Master Planning

Delivery Method: Construction Manager as Adviser

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