Ferebee-Hope Campus

Ferebee-Hope Campus

Date: 2020-2022
Area: 133,981 ft² / 12,438 m²

KIPP DC, a local prominent public charter school, received approval to redevelop the District-owned Ferebee-Hope school site to provide District residents with a new fully modernized Ferebee-Hope Recreation Center and a high-quality public charter high school in Ward 8.

In addition to the recreation center and school, the Ferebee-Hope site will include shared spaces available for public meetings, community gatherings and events.

 

 

 

Additional programming space for the high school within the site will include a running track, a playing fields for sports such as football, soccer, and lacrosse, spectator seating built into the topography, a small concessions building, and an outdoor classroom located within a bio retention area.

 

 

 

Ferebee-Hope Redevelopment and High School Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Ferebee-Hope Redevelopment and High School Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

 

 

 

 

 

The new state-of-the-art high school will educate approximately 900 students from grades 9 through 12, and will offer rigorous, college and career preparatory academic programming alongside a wide variety of extracurricular programs and wraparound services.
 

 

 

 

Ferebee-Hope Redevelopment and High School Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture Ferebee-Hope

 

Back of house programming includes the gymnasium, cafeteria, lecture hall and the outdoor terrace. The regulation sized gymnasium features high performance LED lighting and the outdoor terrace features a floor to ceiling high-performance, glazed storefront window system that enable views to the gym and the lobby below. The inviting space is a large student commons seating area which also overlooks the fields.