York Preparatory Academy in Rock Hill, SC was one of the first newly built charter schools in the state of South Carolina. The project was worked on for two years, from the site selection, rezoning, annexation, and finally construction and completion. The project was planned in two phases. Phase 1 was completed in 2012 and includes grades K-10 in three buildings on a 45 acre campus including the expansive Student Union facility. Phase 2 of York Preparatory Academy began in December of 2012 and was completed in August 2013 for grades 9 – 12. Upon completion, the school campus will be built out to accommodate 1,650 students in four buildings with a total of 175,000 SF.