Hillsdale Elementary

Hillsdale is a unique elementary school designed for the West Ada School District. During the programming of this school, several partners were brought into the project including the Treasure Valley YMCA, Meridian Library District, City of Meridian Parks and Recreation, and the West Ada Recreation District. Through the vision of this partnership, a phased site and building master plan were designed by Hummel Architects. The complete master plan includes: a new Elementary School, a YMCA, community library, community park, and community aquatics center. Hillsdale Elementary School was the first phase to be constructed.

Hillsdale is the first two-story elementary school designed for West Ada School District. This 68,000 SF school houses 650 students in grades K-5 and sits on a 6-acre site. Varying learning environments anchor the design, including wide hallways which cater to breakout spaces where students can interact and learn outside of the classroom for team-oriented projects. It’s unique qualities cater towards current teaching and learning trends for elementary level education and includes a two-story common gathering area opening into a cafeteria, gymnasium, and music performance stage space.


West Ada School District


Master Planning
Schematic Design
Interior Design
Construction Documents
Construction Administration


Meridian, Idaho




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