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North High School Renovation and New North CTE Center

North High School Renovation and New North CTE Center
North High School Rendering
North High School Rendering


North High School is scheduled to undergo a renovation. The project scope is outlined below. To receive periodic updates on project milestones and other news, please sign up to receive e-alerts.

School Location: 1500 James Ave. North Minneapolis, MN 55430

Scope of Work:

North High School Renovation and New North Career & Technical Education (CTE) Center

The project includes building wide improvements such as reconfiguring some classrooms, improved access and building safety systems, new exterior windows for daylighting, new finishes including ceiling and lighting, new electrical, new HVAC systems and controls, fire protection, new plumbing and domestic water pipes, upgrades to the performance space with an auditorium renovation and technology improvements along with new furniture and other fixtures and equipment. As the project continues and funding in later years is bonded, we also plan to construct a new entrance with improvements to the entry drive, parking lots, an entry plaza and green space, improvements to the administrative offices and commons area. Also in the 5-year plan is the kitchen and lunchroom improvements.   

External stakeholder engagement meetings will begin in May and continue through at least August, to obtain feedback on the project design and assist in evaluating design alternatives.

A community engagement meeting for anyone interested in learning more about the North High School renovation project will be announced soon. 

At this time, all meetings will be held virtually. Check back here often for updates or sign up for our e-alerts. 

The overall project is expected to begin construction in 2022 and will take 5-8 years to complete with a total construction budget of $56 million.

You can visit the North Community High School webpage here, for more information about North High. 

Project Updates: 

March 30, 2021: LSE Architects, Inc. was hired in February 2021.

September 2020: RFP issued for design services.  

Project Schedule (subject to change):

Design: Spring 2021- Spring 2022
Construction Bid Opening: TBD
MPS Board Approval: TBD
Construction Start: TBD
Final Completion: TBD
General Contractor: TBD