Facility Modernization Projects

  • July-September 2019: Repairs and Opening of Hockey Rink

    FH Repairs FH Rink

    During the first quarter of FY2020, building infrastructure repairs were completed at Francis C. Hammond Middle School. An exterior insulation finishing system was removed and 100 windows were replaced. Window pressure testing is 60 percent complete and will be finished by the end of the second quarter.

    ACPS also opened the hockey rink that was finished at the end of the fourth quarter of FY2019.  There is a new scoreboard and a new surface as well as new dasher boards, underground electric and pavement patching for skating.

     Total amount spent on modernization projects for Francis C. Hammond between July through September 2019: $557,275.

    Targeted Assessment: Comprehensive Condition Audit

    In August, 2019, ACPS published the results of a targeted comprehensive condition audit of Francis C. Hammond performed by third party contractors. The auditors found the following issues:

    • Interior courtyard issues, Aging HVAC Equipment Beyond its Useful Life, Insulation Missing on Chilled Water Piping.

    Read more about Hammond's audit starting on page 43.