• Image courtesy of Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects.

  • Image courtesy of Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects.

Nueva School at Bay Meadows, Diane Rosenberg Wing

San Mateo, CA

Business Type

Elementary school expansion


7,670 square feet of interior classrooms and 4,350 square feet of outdoor classrooms

Nueva School at Bay Meadows is a high school for 450 gifted students located on a 2.75 acre site in San Mateo’s Bay Meadows development. The new additions and renovations included the 3-story Diane Rosenberg Wing focused on performing arts, a new 2-story Courtyard Building over an existing garage. The new wing has a theatre/auditorium, fine arts classrooms, innovation labs, outdoor spaces to support the unique curriculum.


Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects


The Nueva School



  • Architecture 2030
  • LEED Gold

Special features

  • Energy Use Index (EUI) goal of 22 compared to typical school EUI of 48.5 with planned solar PV to lower EUI to 17.3.

  • 42% energy cost savings over AHSRAE 90.1 baseline.

  • Offsets 10% of the proposed building energy cost demand through planned onsite PV energy production.

  • The team performed energy studies in order to optimize performance and assess all electric, no fossil fuel usage.