Roosevelt High School Modernization

A cornerstone of the St. John’s and North Portland communities, Roosevelt High School is one of three high schools that will be modernized as part of the school building improvement bond. Roosevelt's 92 million dollar modernization will completely reconfigure and update learning spaces with a focus on indoor environmental quality, sustainability and historic rehabilitation. Got questions? Check out the Roosevelt Modernization FAQ's  Learn more about Roosevelt High here

Get Involved

Public Design Workshops  Roosevelt's Design Workshops provided interested citizens, students and school families the opportunity to help shape the master and schematic design plans for the school. View the Design Workshop summaries here.

The Design Advisory Group (DAG) is a group of school and community stakeholder representatives who help provide feedback for the RHS modernization plans. To view the DAG meeting minutes visit the RHS Modernization Document Archive page.

Project Schedule

Roosevelt is now in the phase 1 construction period.

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Stay Informed

If you have construction related questions or concerns please call 1-866-686-1886

The June 2015 construction newsletter featuring the latest updates and impacts can be found here or by clicking on the icon below

Check out the latest Roosevelt Project Director's Newsletter about upcoming construction here. Roosevelt Project Director's Newsletter #9 May 2015  

To view the previous Newsletters visit the RHS Modernization Document Archive page.

Roosevelt CTE/Maker space information presented to the School Board.  Roosevelt CTE and PPS High School MakerSpace Ed Specs

Got questions? Check out the Roosevelt Modernization FAQ's

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Project Team

Bassetti Architects is the Architecture Team for the Roosevelt High School Modernization. Bassetti has a strong background in both educational projects and  historic buildings. The contractor for the project is Lease Crutcher Lewis.


Get Connected

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For general information about school building improvement bond projects email the Office of School Modernization.

In The News

"Communities help design their future schools” October 28, 2013

Families and community members have spent the fall helping plan for the modernization of Franklin and Roosevelt high schools and a complete rebuild of Faubion PK-8, [Read more]

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