R.J. Neutra Elementary School

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The R. J. Neutra Elementary School is an elementary school on the Naval Air Station Lemoore Base located in the San Joaquin Valley, in Lemoore Station, Kings County, California.


The school was built in 1960, from an earlier 1929 International style architectural design created by modernist architect Richard Neutra. It is a large single round 'donut' structure radiating around a spacious open courtyard. The school's website describes it with: "Here one finds a "Civilian Island" of eleven acres in the midst of a military complex."[1]


The R. J. Neutra Elementary School, grades K-5th, is within the Central Union School District.[2]

School administrators created and buried a time capsule in 1993, to be opened '20 Years Later' in 2013.

School Activities[edit]

R. J. Neutra offers programs such as: 'Gifted and Talented' and 'Mileage Club' and other scholastic groups, and basketball, volleyball, track and field, and other sports teams.[3]

Neutra Elementary School has currently won 3 California Distinguished Schools Awards and 2 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards.[4]


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