Allen Elementary

Allen Elementary, originally constructed in 1961, is a two-story masonry structure with exterior brick and metal siding. The school facility is situated on 10.5 acres in the south sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 4 additions over the years, and currently supports Kindergarten-Grade 5.

Stats

  • Building Size65388 sq ft
  • Land Area10.5 acres

Projects

All Active Complete Upcoming
  • Paving Project

    2021

    Remove & replace existing drop off loops located at schools. Added storm water and pedestrian crossings.

     

  • New Playground Equipment

    2019

    New playground equipment was added to school grounds.

  • 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.

  • Water Bottle Filling Stations

    2019

    Installation of filtered water bottle filling stations throughout the school.

  • Security Updates

    2019

    Update to security system on property.

  • Playground Shaded Trees

    2019-2020

    Planted 21 native hardwood trees for shading of playgrounds and other outdoor environments.

  • Major Renovation (Flood Damage)

    2017

    Due to the school experiencing major flood damage, Allen Elementary went through a large renovation.

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017-2018

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

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2017

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

     

  • Lighting Upgrades

    2022

    Replacement of existing lights with LED light fixtures. Classrooms to have a dimmable lighting system and new ceiling tiles.

  • Outdoor Learning Project

    2023

    Outdoor learning enhancements will be added to school grounds.

  • Major Project

    2028-2029

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