Desert Hills High School
St. George, Utah
Washington County School District
St. George, Utah
285,000 sf

The 285,000 square feet of educational space at Desert Hills High School is laid out in a campus style arrangement. The main building houses the administration suite as well as classrooms for math, science, social studies, general studies, music and the 972 seat performing arts auditorium. The Classroom Building forms the hub of the campus with radiating arms that extend to the Athletic Building to the East and the Vocational Technical Center to the West. The interstitial space between buildings has been designed to foster outdoor gathering opportunites for students and faculty alike. The building is constructed of a combination of Integrally Colored Concrete Tilt-up Panels, CMU and Insulated Metal System and features a Geothermal Loop Heat Exchanger (GLHE) system for cooling/heating. Desert Hills High School opened Fall 2008 and has provided an exceptional educational opportunity for the student body in St. George Utah.