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New Navajo Elementary School Building Complete

The final phase of construction at the Navajo Elementary School includes a classroom wing and the removal of portables.

Navajo Elementary School Fact Sheet

  • Address: 2936 Hughes Road SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
  • Year Opened: 1967
  • Grade Levels: K-5

Project Description

  • This is the final of four phases to replace facilities at the school. 
  • This last phase includes the new construction of kindergarten classrooms and general classrooms.
  • Site improvements will include restoring the playing field, which requires the removal of approximately 21 portables, constructing a perimeter track around the grass field, grading and drainage improvements at the retention pond, and paving the bus loop.

Project Scope

  •  26,996 square feet
  • 6 kindergarten classrooms
  • 8 general education classrooms
  • 3 special education classrooms
  • Teaching kitchen
  • OT/PT room
  • Staff workroom
  • Music/art classroom
  • Flexible classroom
  • Playfield restoration

Project Details 

  • Status: Complete
  • Budget: $11.5 million 
  • Completion Date: July 2022
  • Grand Opening Celebration: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022
  • Architect: Westwork Architects
  • General Contractor: Thompson Construction Inc.