Mitchell Elementary

Mitchell Elementary, originally constructed in 1951, is a one-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 10 acres in the southeast sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 6 additions over the years, and currently supports grades Preschool-Grade 5. The Mitchell Elementary site is adjacent to Scarlett Middle School and the buildings share a parking lot.

Stats

  • Building Size56,888 sq ft
  • Land Area10 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.

  • New Playground Equipment

    2019

    New playground equipment was added to school grounds.

  • Water Bottle Filling Stations

    2019

    Installation of filtered water bottle filling stations throughout 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.

  • Security Updates

    2019

    Update to security system on property.

  • Playground Shaded Trees

    2019-2020

    Planted 23 native hardwood trees for shading of playgrounds and other outdoor environments.

  • Modular Addition

    2018

    An addition of 6 classrooms and flex space were added to the school.

  • Parking Lot Construction

    2018

    Reconstruction of school parking lot and driveway, as well as storm water improvements.

  • Cafeteria and Kitchen Improvements

    2018

    Updates were completed to the school kitchen and cafeteria.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2017

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

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017-2018

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

  • Building Addition

    2015

    An addition was added to the building.

  • New Mitchell Elementary

    2023-2024

    New elementary school constructed on the Mitchell Elementary/Scarlett Middle School campus.

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