Rockcastle County Board of Education

245 Richmond Street

Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

Superintendent: David Pensol

Ph: 606.256.2125

Building Data:

Building Area: 50,177 S.F.

Construction Cost: $7,485,000

Project Status: Complete

The New Rockcastle County Area Technology Center (ATC) is every Owner’s dream. The project came in under budget and ahead of schedule. It had a negative change order dollar amount. In fact, enough money was left over from the project that they were able to furnish the entire building, which saved them general funds! The ATC is designed educate grades 9-12. Program includes: standard classrooms, computer labs, health science suite, office technology labs, machine tool & die classrooms and labs, auto mechanics lab and classroom, welding classroom and lab, electricity classroom and lab, workrooms, commons areas and administrative suite.


Sustainable Attributes: Natural light is incorporated throughout this facility. We were even able to incorporate natural light in spaces such as labs and high bay areas. The facility includes a geothermal HVAC system with individual controls in each room. The ATC’s building envelope is designed for energy-efficiency.