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School Without Walls @ Francis-Stevens

School Without Walls @ Francis-Stevens

Next SIT Meeting: January 31, 2023

Next Community Meeting: TBD

Project Update: Coming Soon

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Project Overview


The modernized School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens building will be roughly 126,000 square feet. The full modernization will bring the school’s facilities in line with the DCPS educational specifications.  The modernization will address Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements throughout the building.  Learning, instruction, and support technology will be brought up to cutting edge standards and capacity.  Classrooms will be created to accommodate a 21st century learning environment and meet DCPS educations specification standards. In addition to classrooms, discovery commons spaces, small group rooms, and resource rooms will be integrated into design to accommodate special projects, collaborative work, and individual pull-out instruction.  The new modernized design shall allow for dining and physical education services.  

The modernized facility will serve approximately 680 students. As part of the design process, the design team will work closely with the school leadership, various DCPS Central Office departments, the School Without Walls Francis-Stevens-specific School Improvement Team (SIT) along with the wider community to better understand community vision and the unique School Without Walls Francis-Stevens culture. 

Education Specification (Ed Spec): School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens for RFP - June 2021

Project Details

  • Project Location: 242N St NW, Washington, DC 20037 
  • Ward: 2
  • Start Date:  Fall 2021
  • Completion Date: August 2024
  • DGS PM: Elyse Roeder, Project Manager -​ Lexie Mayewski, Assistant Project Manager​
  • Architect: Perkins Eastman DC
  • General Contractor: MCN Build
  • Project Status: Construction
  • DCPS Contact: Matthew Dela Cuesta