Long Beach Unified School District
David Starr Jordan HS Modernization

Long Beach, California

Size: Comprehensive 3,500-Student High School

Construction Cost:  Approx. $183M

Owner: Long Beach Unified School District

Architect: PJHM Architects

MHP is engaged in the multi-phase major modernization of Jordan High School campus, which serves over 3,600 students. The campus was constructed from the 1930’s through the ensuing decades, and includes 17 permanent buildings of various construction types.

The project includes seven new two-story classroom buildings, renovation of four major campus buildings, modernization and seismic retrofit of the auditorium, significant renovations and reconstruction of athletic fields, courts and stadiums.

Various soil remediation options and special foundation systems were incorporated to address liquefaction hazards at the site. This project is the first in Long Beach Unified School District to be constructed with students in place.