1060 E. Archwood Ave.
Akron, OH 44306
330/773-1129; Fax 330/773-7308
Colors: Blue and Gold
Average Class Size: 20
Average Enrollment: 315
Design Enrollment: 450
Principal: Kristen Booth
The dedication ceremony took place on Friday, December 14, 2007, at 1 p.m. Students began attending school in the new building on Wednesday, August 29, 2007. Click on the link to the right to view highlights of the dedication.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Saturday, March
4, 2006. Click on the link
to the right to view highlights.
David Hill's Master Facility Plan
The new David Hill CLC creates an inviting educational
environment for students and the community. The 2.71-acre site
is located between Archwood and Austin avenues, east of Erskine
Avenue. The new building forms a sweeping "J" shape, with the
main entrance inside the curve. Visitors enter David Hill from
Archwood as a colonnade of trees line the drive. A sloping roof
opens up at the main entrance. Stairs are full-height,
glass-enclosed and adjacent to the entry.
two-story classroom wing includes larger kindergarten rooms,
which protrude beyond the second floor and have curved exterior
walls and higher ceilings. The roof slopes at the classrooms,
administrative area, media center and band room. The classroom
wing is secured from the entry lobby, allowing community access
to the art and band rooms, media center, gymnasium, and
cafetorium after school hours. The new David Hill includes a
gearless elevator, sized for handicapped access.
was built in the southeast corner to maximize play areas and
parking. The building, parking, playgrounds and play field are close by. The playground and play field are located along
Archwood. Retaining walls run east to west and north along
Archwood. Residential properties line the north and south, while
a combination of commercial and residential properties line the
All designs are the work of an
architectural firm from one of six firms, which comprise the
Akron Architectural Group. AAG architects work with Akron Public
Schools architects on each site. The architectural firm
that designed the David Hill Community Learning
Center was TC Architects. Gary
Reyna was the Akron Public Schools liaison.