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.

Design[edit]

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]

School[edit]

The R. J. Neutra Elementary School 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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