Ann Arbor STEAM

A2 STEAM, was originally constructed in 1939 as Northside Elementary School. In 2009, a major renovation and addition took place to incorporate a K-8 education. The original two-story masonry structure with exterior brick and stone veneer and steel and metal panels is situated on 17 acres in the northwest sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 5 additions over the years, and currently supports Kindergarten – Grade 8.

Stats

  • Building Size82,369 sq ft
  • Land Area17 acres

Projects

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  • Solar Array Installation

    2021

    New solar array installed on the roof.

     

  • Roofing Updates

    2020

    Construction/repairs of school roof.

  • HVAC Building Management System Upgrades

    2019

    Updated the school’s Building Management System (BMS) to the latest version including a new graphical interface and mobile, cloud-based access. The upgrades allow for better systems control, improved occupant comfort and energy efficiency.

  • Playground Shaded Trees

    2019-2020

    Planted 17 native hardwood trees for shading of playgrounds and other outdoor environments.

  • Security Updates

    2019

    Update to security system on property.

  • Water Bottle Filling Stations

    2019

    Installation of filtered water bottle filling stations throughout the school.

  • New A/C Installed

    2018

    Air conditioning was installed in 11 classrooms and in the STEAM lab.

  • New Playground Equipment

    2018

    New playground equipment was installed. New items include a sensory wave arch, sky runner, honey comb structure, climbing net and arch swings.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2017

    New, flexible, classroom furniture was added to create a more accessible, engaging and student-centered environment.

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017-2018

    Purchase of new musical instruments and pianos for music classrooms and auditoriums.

  • Parking Lot Repairs

    2017

    Repair of pavement and parking lot on school grounds.

  • Major Renovation & Addition

    2015-2016

    Significant renovations were made to the school, including a new addition.

  • Outdoor Learning Project

    2022

    Outdoor learning enhancements will be added to school grounds.

  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    2023

    Addition of air conditioning and replacement of existing lights with LED light fixtures. Classrooms to have a dimmable lighting system and new ceiling tiles.

  • Paving Project

    2024

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

    Summer 2027
  • Major Project

    2030-2031

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