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Ballou High School Project

Ballou High School

Project Overview

The new Ballou Senior High School facility welcomed students back from their winter break in January 2015 with 37 new classrooms as well as science labs, auto mechanic training and cosmetology training center, a culinary arts kitchen, a greenhouse, performing and visual arts spaces, a swimming pool and more. Phase 2 includes construction on the old site of the school a new football stadium and auxiliary field, is slated to be done in August/Fall 2016.

Project Details

Frank W. Ballou Senior High School Modernization Project
Location: 3401 4th Street, SE
Ward: 8
DCPS Project Manager: Renard Alexander
DGS Project Managers: Marcos Miranda and Pedro Astudillo
Architects: Bowie Gridley and Perkins Will (Joint Venture)
Design-Build teams: Chiaramonte- Hess (Joint Venture)
Project Status: Phase 2 - in construction
Project Completion Date: Phase 1 - Complete   Phase 2 -  Fall 2016
LEED Status:  Gold
DGS Contact: [email protected]

A Milestone is Reached!

The students and staff are in the new building as of January 2015. The demolition of the pre-existing building took place summer 2015.

Featured Presentation

The New Ballou High School Video

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