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Willis Jepson Modernizations

Project Update as of January 2017

Project Scope

Willis Jepson Middle School serves over 860 students. Modernizations happening at Willis Jepson began October 2016 and will continue through the end of 2017. Project scope includes:

Site Work:

Upgrade exterior lighting.

Remove and repair deteriorating building materials in structures
Add automatic irrigation system in select areas

Upgrade existing courtyard to meet ADA requirements

Replace damaged asphalt and improve drainage

Resurface basketball courts.



Technology upgrades for network and teaching instruments

Replace non-glass window glazing

Upgrade classrooms to meet ADA standards

Paint interior trim

Modernize portable classroom buildings including replacement of window/louvers, carbon monoxide sensors, and ADA improvements (soap/towel dispensers, drinking fountains, and sinks)

Upgrade door hardware including peepholes, locksets, and door closures

Upgrade science classrooms 


Core Facilities and Supporting Spaces:

Replace carpeting in Library area

Modernize locker room lockers, including additional storage, washer dryer hook-ups, and HVAC upgrades.

Modernize gymnasium including lighting

Modernize restrooms facilities for ADA

Modernize the kitchen, including upgrade of existing lighting, technology, natural gas, HVAC, and plumbing

Seismic upgrade of Building F (AB300 Project)


Technology / Low Voltage:

Upgrade classroom technology including audio/video systems and projectors/displays.

Provide additional wireless device locations to support the future one-to-one student device requirements. 

Upgrade existing low voltage systems including fire alarm, assistive listening, telephone, intercom, clock, and video security. 


HVAC / Utility Infrastructure:

Install a campus-wide integrated energy management system

Replace 12 AC Units at Building A & G 

Replace aging utility infrastructure piping systems

Estimated budget for Willis Jepson Modernizations: $12,300,000