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.


  • Building Size65388 sq ft
  • Land Area10.5 acres


All Active Complete Upcoming
  • Paving Project


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


  • New Playground Equipment


    New playground equipment was added to school grounds.

  • HVAC Building Management System Upgrades


    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


    Installation of filtered water bottle filling stations throughout the school.

  • Security Updates


    Update to security system on property.

  • Playground Shaded Trees


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

  • Major Renovation (Flood Damage)


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

  • New Musical Instruments


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

  • New Classroom Furniture


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


  • Lighting Upgrades

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

  • Major Project

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