Forsythe Middle School

Forsythe Middle School, originally constructed in 1960, is a one-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 26 acres in the northwest sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 2 additions over the years, and currently supports Grades 6-8. The Forsythe Middle School site is adjacent to Wines Elementary and the buildings share a large, connected campus.

Stats

  • Building Size185,156 sq ft
  • Land Area26 acres

Projects

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  • Solar Array Installation

    2021

    New solar array installed on the roof.

  • Major Roof Project

    2020

    Major construction was completed on the rooftop of the school.

  • 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.

  • Public Address and Clocks Replacement

    2019

    Installed a new internet protocol digital public address and clock system that is managed through a single integrated platform.  The new system allows for ease of programming, the integration of phone systems and mobile devices, and enhanced alerts in case of emergency situations, with both visual and audible messages.

  • Auditorium Roof Repair

    2019

    Repair of the auditorium roof.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2018

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

  • Tennis Court Renewal

    2018

    School tennis courts were refinished.

  • Access Road Construction & Loading Dock Repair

    2018

    Repair was completed of the loading dock, along with construction of the access road by the school.

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017-2018

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

  • Theater Rigging Improvements

    2022

    Replace existing counterweight stage rigging system with new electronic hoist system.

  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    2022-2023

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

  • Paving Project

    2022-2023

    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Outdoor Learning Project

    2025

    Outdoor learning enhancements.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

    Summer 2031
  • Major Project

    2038-2039

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