Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy

7651 South Homan Avenue

LEED Certified: Platinum

The new Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy (formerly known as the Southwest Area High School project) implements the new CPS Urban Model High School (UMHS) prototypical design to serve 1,200 students. The three-story, 207,000-square-foot high school features steel frame and masonry construction.

The new high school will also offer STEM education programing focused on technology and career readiness while earning college credit. To facilitate STEM based learning opportunities, additional programming will be offered in specialized lab spaces.

LEED Features: This prototype building is targeted to achieve LEED for schools “Silver” level certification.

Awards and Articles:

  • 2015 USGBC-IL Chapter Emerald Award-Green Building Innovation
  • 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award – Honorable Mention
  • 2014 Association of Licensed Architects Silver Medal
  • 2014 Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) – Pride in Construction Award
  • 2014 American Society of Landscape Architects, Illinois Chapter – President’s Award of Excellence
  • 2014 Illinois Association of School Boards Exhibition of Educational Environment Award of Merit
  • 2013 Brick in Architecture – Gold for Education
  • 2013 Learning by Design Publisher’s Commendation Award
  • 2013 Friends of the Chicago River Green Ribbon
  • 2013 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award
  • 2013 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Award of Engineering Excellence
  • gb&d Magazine -Sept/Oct 2014

Social Media:

  • Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #SWAHS #Goode
  • More Pictures on Flickr

7651 South Homan Avenue
Ward 18: Ashburn