Gardner-Edgerton High School
425 Waverly Rd, Gardner, KS 66030

In 2016, voters approved a $29.7 million bond to expand and upgrade the Gardner-Edgerton High School. The expansion added a new 32,075 square foot wing with 18 classrooms, a new 29,579 square foot Advanced Technical Center, and a new 1,600 square foot TRAILS building for adult students ages 18-21 with disabilities.

The automotive/transportation programs are now located in the new Advanced Technical Center, as well as design for manufacturing, design for pre-construction, construction, drafting, CAD, and welding.

A new culinary center, also in the Technical Center, is equipped with a top-of-the-line commercial/industrial kitchen, a bistro-type restaurant for service training and future culinary projects, and a separate hands-on working classroom. The culinary program has a separate entrance for evening school-sponsored activities and events.

The 1,600 square foot TRAILS (Transition Readiness and Independent Living Skills) facility is a stand-alone building created specifically for young adults with disabilities. TRAILS is a community-based program designed to assist young adults in transition from school to adult life and provides real-life experiences and skills training to make the transition more manageable.

The existing commons area, kitchen/cafeteria, band room, vocal music room, and orchestra rooms were also expanded and renovated to meet the growing population of high school students in the Gardner-Edgerton area. It is the only high school in the Gardner-Edgerton School District.

Alpha-Omega Geotech Services

AOG provided the Geotech Report (drilling, lab testing, geotechnical engineering) for the entire project. We also provided all the Special Inspection items required by the Building Code during construction.

  • Compaction testing
  • Concrete testing
  • Footing inspections
  • Masonry inspections
  • Structural steel inspections
  • Pavements
  • Rebar inspection

Project Contractors: McCownGordonManning Construction
Architect and Structural Engineers: DLR Group
Advanced Technical Center Architect: HTK Architects

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