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

Completed Projects

Pembroke Elementary School - modernization

Pembroke ES Original Building Opened
June 25, 2002
Building Dedicated
May 5, 2005

Building Facts

Student Capacity: 591
Building Size: 108,773 sq. ft.
Cost: $8.0 million

Architect: Dills Ainscough Duff Architects
Contractor: Dobson Construction

Construction Highlights

  • New construction
  • Administrative suite
  • Lobby with security desk
  • Media center
  • Computer lab
  • Art, music, guidance suite
  • Special programs room, clinic for the general population and adjacent clinic for the students with special needs
  • Renovation of All classrooms/instructional spaces, gym, cafetorium, kitchen
  • New basketball courts and goals
  • New pavement over existing parking lots
  • New landscaping
  • New kindergarten play area
  • New parking lot lights with underground wiring

Unique Features

  • Large space frame canopy over the new entrance to the school (the space frame is the structure that supports the large roof on the concrete columns; it looks a little like an erector set or tinker toys).
  • A second courtyard was created between the new administration suite and the existing classroom wing. The lobby and corridor have a view of the courtyard through large windows.
  • Wall mosaic made up of individual tiles that the students (and some staff) created.
  • Wall murals of horses (the school mascot) by a local artist.
  • Electrically controlled doors at the entrance and at the media center for the students with special needs.

Last Modified on Monday, April 23, 2018