The new Baron Elementary School was designed to accomodate the increase in student enrollment and the redistribution of students throughout the District. The new, modern elementary school is set within an urban area of the District and has 25 typical classrooms, 2 art classrooms, a music classroom and 2 practice rooms. Core learning and support areas include: full sized gymnasium; cafeteria, kitchen, and stage; media center; interior courtyard and green roof spaces; building adminsitration; guidance and health suite areas; faculty areas; and building services. The high performance building meets the highest educational standards, includes special education and support spaces, and provides maximum flexibility of the space for current or future use. The Baron Elementary School design is LEED Gold Certified.