Burns Park Elementary

Burns Park Elementary, originally constructed in 1923, is a three-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 4 acres towards the center of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 2 additions over the years, and currently supports Grades 1-5.


  • Building Size60,992 sq ft
  • Land Area4 acres


All Active Complete Upcoming
  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades


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

  • Elevator Improvements


    The existing elevator will be modernized with a new elevator cab, controls, and hydraulic pumps.

  • 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 3 native hardwood trees for shading of playgrounds and other outdoor environments.

  • Roofing Updates


    Construction/repairs of school roof.

  • Parking Lot Repairs


    Patching and repair of school parking lot and recreational areas.

  • 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.

  • Modular Addition


    An addition was added to the school.

  • New Playground Equipment


    New playground equipment was added to school grounds.

  • Paving Project

    Reseal and stripe of pavement on school grounds.

  • Major Project

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