Olathe West High School

USD 233 Olathe Public Schools

McCownGordon was selected as the construction manager at-risk to construct a new high school for the Olathe School District. Spanning 375,000 square feet, the new high school features flexible classroom space, administrative offices, a performing arts/blackbox theater, gymnasium with FEMA storm shelter, cafeteria, football stadium, tennis courts, and track and soccer fields. Highly integrated technology and adaptive/flexible furniture allows staff to better utilize teaching spaces to meet individual student's needs more effectively.
In addition to the school and associated parking lots, the facility contains six practice fields for soccer, football, baseball, and track along with a main event field featuring synthetic field turf with a competition track and field facility. 
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Olathe West High School will be driven by the student, facilitated by caring adults, supported by mentors and peers, with the parents and community as partners. Students explore and develop skills through inquiry and curiosity in a shell that blends content.

Project Type


  • AGC of Kansas Award of Honor
  • Kansas Asphalt Paving Association Commercial/Industrial Category 2nd Place
  • The Concrete Promotional Group Excellence in Concrete Judges Award
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Achievement Award Educational Division


  • Building Information Modeling
  • Safety
  • Preconstruction
  • Collaborative Delivery


Olathe, KS

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