Horry County Schools

Myrtle Beach, SC

Project Description

The new energy positive schools include Socastee Middle School, Socastee Elementary School, St. James Intermediate School, Ten Oaks Middle School and Myrtle Beach Middle School. Each facility will be a high-performance, safe and secure learning environment with classrooms, signature core spaces and feature energy positive school building systems. SfL+a Architects = Architect of Record; Stantec = Interiors Architect; Mozingo+Wallace = Exterior Architect

Notable Fact

The energy positive schools will produce more energy than they consume. Each building features thermal energy storage, centralized geothermal HVAC, solar PV, LED lighting, enhanced building automation, indoor air quality monitoring and superior building envelope.


  • ENR Southeast Best Project in the K-12 Education Category
  • American School & University, Educational Interiors August 2018 Issue - Silver Citation - Socastee Elementary School
  • American School & University, Educational Interiors August 2018 Issue - Outstanding Design - St. James Intermediate School


+WINSTON-SALEM 4400 Silas Creek Parkway
Suite 200
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
P: 336.794.2325 / F: 336.768.7666
+RALEIGH 333 Fayetteville St Ste. 225
Raleigh, NC 27601
P: 919.573.6350 / F: 919.573.6355
+MYRTLE BEACH 981-C Hackler Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
P: 919.573.6350 / F: 919.573.6355