Franklin High School is one of three high schools that will be modernized as part of the school building improvement bond.

Franklin High School Modernization

A $106 million investment in Southeast Portland.

Construction begins
June 2015

Construction complete:
Fall 2017

Franklin Modernization FAQ's

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For construction related issues, please call the Franklin construction line: 503 382-0900

Project Updates/Information

Construction has begun with the demolition of the boiler building, shop and former gym scheduled for early this summer.

Upcoming Construction Milestones

  • Grandstand demolished, field grass removed
  • Boiler room/1950's addition, shop building demolition
  • Gym demolition
  • Field area becomes staging area for future construction activities.

The award winning DOWA-IBI Group/SERA Architects is the project design team for the modernization of Franklin High School.  Skanska is the prime contractor for the modernization.

Franklin High was awarded a $1.3 million dollar grant for seismic rehabilitation. Learn more here


Franklin Modernization flyer
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Franklin to Marshall Advisory
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For all other project documents visit the FHS
Document Archive page

Get Connected

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Office of School Modernization Phone: 503-916-2222

If you have construction related questions or concerns please contact, Johnny Metoyer, PPS Franklin Construction Manager at Or Skanska Project Manager,Trevor Wyckoff, at

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Construction Info

The construction schedule is typically 7am-5pm, Mon.-Fri. However work may occur on some evenings and some weekends.

Starting June 22, 2015 the Bicycle/Pedestrian path through the Franklin site will be closed until September 2017