Evergreen Elementary School

St. Mary’s County, MD

Evergreen Elementary School was the first new public school in St. Mary’s County to achieve a LEED NC ‘Gold’ certification. This school also received the ‘Award of Excellence’ as the ‘school project of the year’ by the Maryland Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The use of green vegetated roofs, harvested rain water for flushing toilets, and incorporating a wind turbine and solar PV as teaching tools, are a few of its unique features.

Owner: St. Mary's County Public Schools
Type of Project: New LEED ‘Gold’ School
Capacity: 650 students
Completion Date: August 2009
Site Area: 55 Acres
Building Area: 76,144 gsf
Budget Cost: $21,000,000
General Contractor: Scheibel Construction, Inc.