Wines Elementary

Wines Elementary, originally constructed in 1960, is a one-story masonry structure with exterior brick veneer situated on 10 acres in the northwest sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure supports 17 traditional classrooms and the school added 6 more classrooms with the installation of a modular classrooms building in 2018 (23 total classrooms). The Wines Elementary site is adjacent to Forsythe Middle School and the buildings share a large, connected campus.

Stats

  • Building Size49,482 sq ft
  • Land Area10 acres

Projects

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  • Playground Shaded Trees

    2019-2020

    Planted 52 native hardwood trees for shading of playgrounds and other outdoor environments.

  • 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.

  • New Playground Equipment

    2019

    New upper elementary playground was added to school. New equipment includes several slides, climbing walls, stepping platforms and ladders.

  • Security Updates

    2019

    Update to security system on property.

  • Water Bottle Filling Stations

    2019

    Installation of filtered water bottle filling stations throughout the school.

  • Boiler Replacement

    2018

    New boiler added to the building.

  • Modular Building Replacement

    2018

    Replace existing structure with 6 new classrooms.

  • New Classroom Furniture

    2017

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

  • New Musical Instruments

    2017

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

  • Parking Lot Reconstruction

    2017

    Reconstruction of school parking lot.

     

  • Paving Project

    2022

    Patching and repair of pavement on school grounds.

  • A/C and Lighting Upgrades

    2022-2023

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

  • Solar Array Installation

    2023

    New solar array installed on the roof.

  • Intermediate Summer Project

    Summer 2026
  • Major Project

    2029-2030

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