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.

Stats

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

Projects

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Construction Update!

Construction activity is currently in progress at Community High School! You may have noticed some activity in and around the school this summer. This project includes lighting and ceiling replacements in classrooms, installation of new air conditioning units, a new fire suppression system, new classroom doors and elevator improvements. This project is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022.

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  • Fire Suppression

    2021-2022

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

  • 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.

  • New Door Installation

    2022

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

     

  • 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.

  • Jazz Practice Room

    2019

    Jazz practice room was relocated to a new area.

  • Community Cafe

    2019

    The Community Café was added to the building.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2018

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

  • Boiler Replacement

    2018

    New boiler added to the building.

  • Media Center Carpet

    2018

    New carpet was added to the media center.

  • Parking Lot Repairs

    2017

    Repair of pavement and parking lot on school grounds.

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017-2018

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

  • Elevator Improvements

    2023

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

  • Paving Project

    2024

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

    2026
  • Paving Project

    2028

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Major Project

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

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