Oakleaf High School

Project: Oakleaf High School
Location: Orange Park, Florida
Owner: School District of Clay County
Construction Cost: $50.4 Million
Project Size: 285,000 SF
Completion: June 2010Completed in June 2010, Oakleaf High School represents Clay County’s newest high school, which is located on a 65-acre site in Oakleaf Plantation, a DRI in Orange Park, Florida that was designed for 13,000 homes, major retail centers, as well as schools and community parks.

The 285,490 square feet, 1,600 student station school was constructed using concrete tilt wall with inlay brick to provide an accent, and a standing seam metal roof over pre-engineered metal trusses. The main school house is 3-stories and includes classrooms, administration, and media center. Two 1-story bump-outs flank the building, which include a cafetorium / music building and gymnasium.

The campus includes a full-service high school athletic complex (football stadium, baseball and softball stadiums, tennis courts, and a track. Among the standard classrooms are several specialized rooms featuring fully equipped science labs, and one with driving simulators. A vocational-tech lab, which doubles as a hangar, was constructed for the aeronautics magnet program, where they work on aircraft from nearby Cecil Field.