Buffalo Trail Elementary School
Loudoun County Public Schools, Aldie, Virginia
Buffalo Trail Elementary School is designed for 1,350 students on a 32-acre site. Serving kindergarten through fifth grade, the two-story design features classrooms organized into groups along double-loaded corridors. The resource center, at the heart of the facility, is easily accessible from all classrooms and overlooks a courtyard. A central computer lab is accessible from both the corridor and the media center. The main entrance lobby is a two-story space with skylights to introduce daylight. The lower grade classrooms are located at the rear of the school on the main level adjacent to an enclosed play area, while the upper grades are located on the second level. The multipurpose room is designed to accommodate large group events with a platform stage, as well as indoor physical education activities.