Carpenter Elementary

Carpenter Elementary, originally constructed in 1953, is a one-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 11 acres in the southeast sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 5 additions over the years, and currently supports Kindergarten-Grade 5.

Stats

  • Building Size52,539 sq ft
  • Land Area11 acres

Projects

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  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    2021-2022

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

  • Window Shades

    2021

    New window shades added to the building.

     

  • Modular Addition

    2019

    An addition was added to the school.

  • Major Parking Lot Reconstruction

    2019

    Reconstruction and paving of the school parking lot with the addition of a new bus drop location.

  • Kitchen Renovation & Expansion

    2019

    The school kitchen underwent major renovations that also included an expansion to the space.

     

  • 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.

  • Parking Lot Repairs

    2017

    Patching and repair of school parking lot and recreational areas.

  • 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.

  • New Playground Equipment

    2016

    New spider climber equipment was added to the playground area.

     

  • Major Project

    2025-2026

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