How do improved school buildings contribute to student achievement?

    Quality school buildings have been found to contribute to student achievement in several ways:

    · They provide light, acoustics, and air quality that directly impact learning.

    · They offer inviting spaces that emanate a sense of warmth and community that enhances student self-belief and desire to be in school.

    · They provide technology that optimizes instruction and prepares students for today’s workplace.

    · They communicate to children that their community values education.

    · They are built to maximize student security and safety in today’s unpredictable world. When students know they are in a safe space, they can better focus on learning.