Victory Academy

The Victory Academy is a private, accredited K-12 school that serves children with unique learning differences, focusing on students impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Size: 19,500 sf
Location: Sherwood, OR
Completion: August 2015

The new 19,500 sf school is located on a four-acre site. Opsis engaged in substantial research, working with the Victory Academy staff to understand the range of design strategies that best address the complex needs of these students.

The design approach seeks to find connections between space, material, texture, and nature that can provide the right balance of calm and stimulation for individualized learning responses.

In our research, common design principles included the following in which the first seven principles come from the Autism ASPECTSS™ Design Index.