King Community Learning Center
(complete) (formerly King Elementary School
805 Memorial Pkwy.
Akron, OH 44313
330/761-7962; Fax 330/873-3304
Colors: Blue and Yellow
Average Class Size: 22
Average Enrollment: 382
Design Enrollment: 350
Principal: Mary Dean
The King CLC dedication and open housetook place on Sunday, August 24, 2014, from 1-4 p.m. Students began attending classes in the new building on Thursday, August 28, 2014.
King's Master Facility Plan
King CLC is the 29th school built/renovated as part of the Akron CLCs project. It features: 24 classrooms including spaces for special education, art and music; wireless access and Smart Boards/Smart Projectors in all classrooms; state-of-the-art security systems, restricted building access, a camera system and high-visibility observation areas; improved traffic flow for drop-off, pick-up, deliveries and other services; a new cafeteria and gymnasium joined by a removable wall and stage; an LRC with two large arched windows; age-appropriate playground equipment, basketball courts, kickball court and soccer field; and salvaged and restored old music room faceted glass window and numerous decorative terra cotta pieces, including "King School." King CLC features environmentally-friendly LEED construction including: geothermal heating and cooling systems; energy-efficient windows; low-VOC materials; energy-efficient lighting; low-flow plumbing; storm water management; and the use of recycled materials and waste management during construction.
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 architects designing King will be named at a later date.