Cicely Tyson School For The Performing Arts


East Orange, New Jersey


East Orange School District

Project Size

284,585 Square Feet

The Cicely Tyson Demonstration School for the Performing Arts is a school for 1,200 Pre-K to 12th Grade Students. The school is designed on a 12 acre campus in downtown East Orange.

The school is designed as three schools; an elementary school, Pre-K, Kindergarten and first to fourth grade: 80,948 Square Feet facility, a Middle and High School for fifth to twelfth grade: 173,021 Square Feet facility, and a Performing Arts Center: 30,616 Square Feet Facility.

The school centers around two auditoriums, an 800-seat Performing Arts Theater with lighting and sound equipment, and a 400-seat Auditorium.

This project was a part of the revitalization of the City of East Orange Lower Main Street Redevelopment Program Plan area.