Bethesda-Chevy Chase and Walter Johnson Clusters

Elementary Schools Capacity Study

BCC WJ Elementary School Cluster Study Image

Architect

DLR Group

MCPS Construction Contact

Jamie Duffy
James_P_Duffy@mcpsmd.org
240-314-1015

Proposed Schedule

  • June
    • Cluster Meeting
    • School Surveys
  • July
    • School Analysis
    • Site Surveys
  • August
    • Study Options
  • September
    • Cluster Meeting
    • Report Draft
  • October
    • Report Final
    • Recommendations

Capacity Studies

Capacity Analysis Scope Includes:

  • Survey of 13 schools relative to current use and capacity
  • Options for expansion as appropriate

Capacity Analysis Scope Does Not Include:

  • Re-evaluation of projections
  • Separating of paired schools
  • Program schools

Site Evaluation

Evaluation of Potential New Sites:

  • Will follow MCPS CIP Guidelines
  • Factors for evaluation include:
    • Geographic location relative to student population
    • Acreage
    • Physical condition
    • Environmental characteristics
    • Utilities
    • Acquisition options
    • Cost evaluation

June 5, 2019 Community Meeting Presentation