This 10,000 S.F. expansion to the existing school campus will provide a FEMA 361
tornado safe room accommodating 1,179 people. The FEMA safe room also serves as
a gymnasium / multi-purpose space with basketball & volleyball courts, bleachers,
concession space, and a P.E. office. A connecting corridor ties existing classroom
An internal courtyard was created to promote outdoor collaborative teaching activities.
McKinley Elementary School FEMA Safe Room, Joplin, MO