Tappan Middle School

Tappan Middle School, originally constructed in 1950, is a three-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer. The school facility is situated on 20 acres in the southeast sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 4 additions over the years, and currently supports Grades 6-8.

Stats

  • Building Size215,942 sq ft
  • Land Area20 acres

Projects

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Construction Update!

Construction activity is currently in progress at Tappan Middle School! Some things you may have noticed is a construction trailer and a series of temporary construction fences in the backside of the school. This project includes the installation of new air conditioning units, ceiling replacements, elevator improvements, theater rigging upgrades patching, installation of a new fire suppression system and exterior masonry work at the roof line. This project is anticipated to be completed by December of 2022.

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  • 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.

  • Theater Rigging Improvements

    In Progress - Week of 8/25

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

  • Fire Suppression

    In Progress

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

  • Masonry Parapet & Stone Coping Improvements

    2021-2022

    Masonry repair work will occur at the roof parapet walls. Stone coping repair and replacement will also be taking place.

  • HVAC Construction in Band & Orchestra Rooms

    2020
  • 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.

  • Tennis Court Renewal

    2018

    The school tennis courts were refinished.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2018

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

  • Gym Floor Replacement

    2018

    The school gymnasium was replaced.

  • Parking Lot Reconstruction

    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.

  • Solar Array Installation

    2023

    New solar array installed on the roof.

  • Elevator Improvements

    2023

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

  • Plaza and Cafeteria Renovations

    2024

    Renovations/additions to the plaza and school cafeteria.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

    2030
  • Major Project

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