Kraus-Anderson Construction Completes $43M Special Education School in Minnesota
LITTLE CANADA, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. (KA) has completed Quora Education Center in Little Canada, just north of St. Paul. The $43 million special education school for Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District spans three stories and 157,000 square feet. The school will serve 300 students in grades 5 through 12 in both general education and special education programs. The building also includes administrative offices for more than 200 employees. The school will provide services for students who have autism spectrum disorders, developmental cognitive disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders and other health disabilities. KA partnered with Lawal Scott Erickson Architects to design and construct Quora. The building’s layout allows for classroom, small group and individual learning environments with improved lighting, air quality and temperature control.