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Cusseta, GA

Chattahoochee Valley Academy is on the campus of the Chattahoochee County Middle and High School. The new 7,645 square foot addition opened in August of 2019 and approximately 28,000 square feet of renovations were opened for the previous school year. The facility was fueled by a $3.1 million state grant. The earned state funds were maximized, so the system did not incur any additional building costs.

Chattahoochee Valley Academy is a partnership between the Chattahoochee County School System, Columbus Technical College and the Business Community. CVA is a “wall-to-wall academy,” meaning it will serve all of the school’s more than 650 students in grades 9-12, plus introductory courses for grades 6-8.

CVA’s facility comprises automotive technology classroom and lab, eight welding bays, medical training clinic, studio for audio and visual productions, model early childhood classroom to train aspiring teachers, and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps training area and rifle range.

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Education

Academic facilities present the architect with a unique challenge. 

Structures built for education must be extremely flexible due to the multiplicity of uses they require and the ever-changing nature of the profession. 

While they must be adaptable to changing technology, they must be inviting, accommodating and conducive to learning. In addition, they must be durable and designed for a long life span.

And almost always, these goals must be met on a limited budget. SRJ’s decades of experience in this challenging field enable us to deliver our clients exceptional facilities that fulfill their goals ... within their budget.