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Payne Elementary School Project

Payne Elementary School - front doors

Project Overview

Located on Capital Hill, Daniel A. Payne Elementary School currently serves 272 students, and enrollment is projected to grow. Payne is known for its strong leadership; its high quality early childhood curriculum; its program integrating children with hearing impairments with hearing students; its special education services, including a program for children with emotional behavioral disabilities; and as the neighborhood school for children from the DC General Families Shelter.

Phase-I (Summer 2014) scope of work consist of the modernization of the following spaces:

  • west building, central building, east building 3rd floor structural retrofit, designed to seismically strengthen the existing structural system
  • new HVAC for the Phase I structures
  • new LED lighting
  • new Information technology systems
  • new mechanical systems
  • renovated kitchen

Phase-2 (Summer 2015) scope of work consist of:

  • the East Building 1st-3rd floor modernization
  • new LED lighting
  • new Information technology systems
  • new mechanical systems
  • new entryway and elevator

Project Details

Payne Elementary School Modernization Project (Phase 1)
Location: 1445 C Street, SE
Ward: 6
Overall Project Budget: $28M
DGS Project Manager: Kevin Picken
DCPS Project Manager: Christina Weaver
Architect: Marshall Moya Design, Inc.
LEED Status:  Gold
Project Completion: bridge/connector/main entrance is April 2016