Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School

Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School

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New Middle School Campus

Pacifica Union School District | Pacifica, CA
750 students | 58,200 sf

The coastal community of Pacifica set out on an ambitious course to improve their seven campuses and actively participated in a QKA-led master planning process that took their schools into a $65 million six-year project. Among other recommendations, the plan established the need to demolish an existing campus—suffering the maladies of the coast—and construct a new campus: the Ingrid B Lacy Middle School. 


2004 Award of Excellence | Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) + American Institute of Architects/California Council (AIACC)


  • Classroom Clusters
  • Joint-Use Library
  • Adjacent to Town Park
  • Gymnasium
  • Master-Planned Theater


They don’t just design the outside of schools, they create…They foster the ‘inside’, the living and learning aspects. Dr. Michele Garside, Past Superintendent, Pacifica Union School District