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Jefferson Academy

Project Overview

Jefferson Middle School, originally built in 1939 will undergo its first major renovation.The building is 109,000 ft and will be modernized to accommodate roughly 540 students from grade 6 through grade 8 at capacity. It currently serves 305 students, but the building layout is not optimally space-efficient.
The modernization scope will include hazardous materials abatement, interior gutting and demolition, and a complete interior renovation of furniture, technology, building systems, corridors, stairwells, elevator, administrative areas, and academic areas; with possible modest enhancements to the exterior of the building. The exterior site/property will also be updated through the modernization.

Project Details
Jefferson Academy Modernization Project
Location: 801 7th St SW
Ward: 6
Status: Schematic Design
Architect: Studios Architecture
Contractor: MCN Build
Swing Space: Modulars on-site
DGS Project Managers: Brian Schuppner; Kurt Bedenbaugh
DCPS Contact: Toussaint Webster

The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as the implementing construction agency for our partners at DC Public Schools (DCPS).  DCPS is the lead agency on communicating with teachers, parents, students and community on modernization projects. Please see below the link with updated information to DCPS’ modernization project at Jefferson Middle school.

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