Community High School

Community High School was originally constructed in 1922 as the Jones Elementary School. In 1972, the building was changed to Community High School. The original building is a three-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 3.2 acres in the center of downtown Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced 2 additions over the years, and currently supports Grades 9-12.


  • Building Size58,200 sq ft
  • Land Area3.2 acres


All Active Complete Upcoming
  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    In Progress - Week of 8/25

    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.

  • Fire Suppression

    In Progress

    New fire alarm system, added fire suppression system and electrical service upgrade.

  • Exterior Restoration


    Restoration to the school grounds.


  • New Door Installation


    Replacement and installation of new doors and hardware throughout the building.


  • 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.

  • Jazz Practice Room


    Jazz practice room was relocated to a new area.

  • Community Cafe


    The Community Café was added to the building.

  • New Classroom Furniture


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

  • Boiler Replacement


    New boiler added to the building.

  • Media Center Carpet


    New carpet was added to the media center.

  • Parking Lot Repairs


    Repair of pavement and parking lot on school grounds.

  • New Musical Instruments


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

  • Paving Project


    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

  • Paving Project


    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Major Project

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

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