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2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD


John B. Dey Elementary School Modernization


  • Original Building Opened: 1956
  • Groundbreaking: June 9, 2017
  • Construction Start Date: Spring, 2017
  • Projected Completion: December, 2019

Building Facts

  • Current Building Capacity: 860
  • Current Student Membership: 842
  • New Building Size: 107,210 sq. ft.
  • Total CIP Project Cost: $25.9 million
  • Architect: HBA Architecture
  • General Contractor: McKenzie Construction Corporation

Additional Info

Project Facts

  • The Modernization of John B. Dey Elementary School is funded in the 2014/15 Capital Improvement Program adopted by City Council in May 2014.
  • HBA Architects and the Office of Facilities Planning and Construction have held more than a dozen planning/community stakeholder meetings (click here for a schedule of meetings) to gather input on the building/site design.
  • The School Board on March 21, 2017 authorized the execution of a construction contract in the amount of $21,612,497 with McKenzie Construction Corporation.


Last Modified on Tuesday, April 24, 2018