Sandy Grove Middle School

Hoke County Schools
Lumber Bridge, NC

The Nation’s first energy positive, LEED Platinum designed, leased public school. The facility is 75,930sf and serves 650 students.

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Learn more about about Sandy Grove’s story from our very own, CEO and President, Robbie Ferris.


2017 – LEED Gold Certified
2015 ASHRAE Region IV Technology Award First Place for New Educational Facilities
AIA Eastern North Carolina – 2014 Honor Award (Service Category)
Adams Masonry Expo – 2014 Best Educational Project
Construction Professionals Network of NC – 2014 Star Award
NAIOP, Piedmont Triad Chapter – 2014 Green Project of the Year
ABC Eagle Award – 2013 Best K-12 Education Project
ENR National – 2013 Best Project for K12
ENR Southeast – 2013 Best Project for K12
NCSBA – 2013 Award for Excellence in Architectural Design
NCSBA – 2013 County Commissioners of the Year
NCSBA – 2013 Leadership Award for School Board

In the News

Sandy Grove Middle School featured in Net Zero Building Magazine!
Sandy Grove Middle School Recognized As Zero Energy Building.
N.C. Buildings take prizes in Best Projects competition.
Sandy Grove Middle School Raises the Bar for Sustainability.
Hoke School a Design Worth Copying
Sandy Grove Middle School Provides Real-Life Lessons in Conservation
inhabitat – Solar Power Trees Sprout at Nation’s First Net-Positive Leased Public School
Triangle BizBlog – Triangle companies team up on lean, green school near Raeford
American School and University – Net-positive-energy middle school opens in North Carolina