Completed Project

Old Congress Heights School (Phase 2)

Phase 2 of the Old Congress Heights School involves the development of a 20,500 sq. ft. middle school and gymnasium for Democracy Prep Congress Heights Public Charter School, a District of Columbia Public Charter School in Ward 8 of Southeast Washington DC. The new school will be a separate addition to the existing and recently renovated 48,000 sq. ft. Old Congress Heights School (OCHS), which houses Democracy Prep’s pre-K through 6th grade classes as well as a community meeting space.

Project Highlights

  • Phase 2 of an existing Charter School

  • This project will ad 20,500 SF to the existing 48,000 SF structure built by IDS

  • Financed with New Market Tax Credits and Private Leveraged Debt

  • LEED Silver Certification

  • New wing will serve as middle school to supplement the existing elementary school