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Jordan High School Renovation

Project Summary:

Jordan High School was built in the 1930s with additions and renovations occurring from the 1950s through the 1990s. The campus is one of the largest in the district and the first to be renovated completely with students in place.

The Jordan renovation constitutes the largest and most ambitious campus renovation project ever undertaken in the Long Beach Unified School District.

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Phase I

Project Budget: $114 Million
Construction Duration: 2014-2019
Square Footage: 239,000

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Phase IA Spring-Summer 2014

Adding utility corridor along 65th Street and a new Edison substation in the north parking lot.

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Phase IB Summer 2014-2017

Demolition of four building in north campus and addition of 53 new portable modules (including 48 classrooms). Construction of three new classroom buildings J (1100), K (1200), and L (1300).


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Phase IC 2017-2019

Demolition of one building and portables, construction of Buildings M (1400) and N (1500).


Phase ID 2017-2018

Renovation of Band Building 700


Phase IIA Summer 2018-2019

Project Budget: $9.6 Million
Square Footage: 21,000

Renovation of Administration Building 100 and Library Building 400.

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Phase IIB 2019-2021

Project Budget: $36.8 Million
Square Footage: 62,000

Demolition of four buildings, construction of Buildings B (200) and C (300).

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Phase III 2019-2021

Renovation of existing Science Buidling 1000

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Phase IV 2017-2019

Project Budget: $22 Million
Square Footage: 41,000

Seismic upgrades to auditorium, access compliance, fire/life safety improvements and renovation/repair of infrastructure.


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Phase V 2022-2024

Project Budget: $18.3 Million

Construction of new bleachers/stadium and athletic fields.

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Phase VI 2021-2022

Project Budget: $14 Million
Square Footage: 62,000

Conversion of natatorium into gymnasium and construction of outdoor swimming pool.

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Applicable District-wide Projects


Jordan High School in Long Beach


6500 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90805

Project Manager Planning:
Tracy Nishihira

Project Manager Construction:
Jason King

Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Development
Alan Reising

Construction Manager:
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

PJHM Architects

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Unlimited Environmental, Hayward Baker Inc., Pinner Construction Co., Inc., Brascia Builders, Condon-Johnson & Associates, Swinerton

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Last updated: 4/27/19 9:35 PM