Scarlett Middle School

Scarlett Middle School, originally constructed in 1968, is a two-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 30.5 acres in the southeast sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 1 addition over the years, and currently supports Grades 6-8. The Scarlett Middle School site is adjacent to Mitchell Elementary School and the buildings share a parking lot.


  • Building Size162,758 sq ft
  • Land Area30.5 acres


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Construction Update!

Construction activity is currently in progress at Scarlett Middle School! You may have noticed some activity in and around the school. This project includes lighting replacement, new air conditioning units and window treatments, and the addition of a new fire suppression system. This project is anticipated to be completed by December of 2022.

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  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    In Progress - Week of 11/29

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

  • Fire Suppression

    In Progress

    New fire alarm system, added fire suppression system, electrical service upgrade, and new ceilings will also be installed.

  • Exterior Concrete Column Stabilization


    Remove & replace existing drop off loops located at schools. Add storm water and pedestrian crossings.

  • Walk-in cooler replacement


    A new cooler, lighting, control system, and condensing unit was installed in the kitchen area.

  • Theater Rigging Improvements


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

  • Boiler and Pump Installation


    New boiler and pumps were added to the building.

  • Window Shades


    New window shades added to the building.

  • Ductwork Installation


    New ductwork was installed inside the building.

  • Major Paving & Stormwater Project

  • 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.

  • Public Address and Clocks Replacement


    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.

  • Tennis Court Renewal


    School tennis courts were refinished.

  • New Classroom Furniture


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

  • New Musical Instruments


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

  • Roofing Updates


    Construction/repairs of school roof.

  • Solar Array Installation


    New solar array installed on the roof.

  • Paving Project


    Repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

  • Major Project

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