Chillicothe Intermediate School
Client: Chillicothe City Schools
Location: Chillicothe, Ohio
  • New 120,000sf intermediate school.
  • Serves grades 3-6 in academic pods separated by large extended learning areas.
  • Classrooms open to each other providing the flexibility for multi-class collaboration and team teaching.
Interesting Fact: Designed around local history, the new intermediate school features a large rotunda resembling the Great Seal of the State of Ohio, and grades are separated into pods featuring displays dedicated to the four Ohio governors from Chillicothe.
Architecture|Interior Design|Engineering|Landscape Architecture

Designed to showcase the city’s rich heritage, Chillicothe Intermediate School features a media center rotunda that resembles the state seal, a community room serving as a multi-class collaborative space and flexible, open classrooms cultivating an ideal learning environment for grades 3-6.

"SHP is a client-oriented firm. They bring creativity to their design solutions as well as the flexibility to listen to their clients' needs and respond accordingly."
– Michael Mendenhall, Former Director of Construction and Facilities, Chillicothe City Schools
"One of my favorite details of Chillicothe is how we separated grade levels in such an open space. They are split into pods featuring displays of four governors from Chillicothe; just another incredible gem from the design team."
– Brad Witzman, Project Architect, SHP