Georgia School for Innovation & Classics

Georgia School
for Innovation

& Classics

Hephzibah, GA


Croft provided full architectural, engineering, and master planning services for the full civil site development and facility construction of the 56,100 SF, 50 acre Georgia School
for Innovation
& Classics in East Georgia.  This city-owned facility, aimed at developing local capacity in sustainable agriculture, foreign languages, and nuclear technology includes: 40 classrooms, cafeteria, administrative offices, media center, and outdoor recreational fields.

Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics integrates high-level training on key career and technical skills to develop local capacity to support the region’s key economic drivers: Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant, linguist jobs on adjoining Fort Gordon, and the rapidly growing sustainable agriculture industry.  The master plan includes development of the full 50 acre site to include a two-apparatus bay municipal fire station, SPLOST funded community athletic center, and an array of outdoor sports amenities.  Phase I of the project was completed in August 2015 and included 56,100 SF of facilities, regulation athletic field, 200 parking spaces, 3 access roads, and sustainable landscaping features.

This facility was awarded the 2015 Green Apple Award by the US Green Building Council of Georgia for excellence in sustainable educational facility design


  • Architecture
  • Needs Assesment
  • Master Planning
  • Value Engineering
  • Site Selection
  • MEP
  • Civil
  • Structural
  • Programming
  • Classroom Technology
  • Subsurface Utilities
  • Design Charrettes
  • Interior Design
  • Cost Estimating
  • Fire Protection

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