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Watkins Elementary School Project

Watkins Elementary School Building

Project Overview

Watkins Elementary is part of the Capital Hill Cluster, a unique PK-8 that is located in three buildings in the Capital Hill neighborhood. Watkins supports grades 1-5. The Department of General Services (DGS), DC Public Schools (DCPS),and The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) are working with the School Improvement Team (SIT) comprised of school staff, parents, and members of the community to develop concepts for the school based on program, student, teacher and community needs. The building will meet or exceed sustainability guidelines for LEED Gold and be an asset to the neighborhood.

Project Details

Watkins Elementary School
Location: 420 12th St, SE, Washington DC
Overall Project Budget: $39.4M
Ward: 6
DCPS Project Manager: Patrick Davis, Josh Tuch
DGS Project Manager(s): Sarah Hasselmann, Adnan Mamoon
Architect:  Perkins Eastman DC
Design-Build Team:  MCN Build
Project Completion Date: August 2017
Project Status: In construction
DGS Contact: Jackie Stanley

For up to date SIT meeting and project updates please visit DCPS’ Modernization page

Watkins Elementary School Community Meeting (May 19, 2015)


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