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Ella Baker Global Studies and Humanities School


Ella Baker Global Studies and Humanities School is scheduled to undergo a renovation and expansion as outlined below. To received periodic updates on project milestones and other news please sing up to receive e-alerts.

Scope of Work

Renovations at Ella Baker will include improvements to the auditorium space, science labs, and some additional minor work.  The auditorium will receive some new finishes, updates to the audio/visual systems, and new lighting.  Science labs will be renovated to meet the new District middle school science lab guidelines. 


Project Updates

January: No new updates,

March 2023:  Bids were received.

February 2023:  We are currently working on construction documents.  The project will be posted for bids later this month.

January 2023: New stainless steel hand-railings were installed on all the stairwells to aid special needs students in their transitions from space to space.  Railings now meet ADA code requirements.  Work was completed by Morcon Construction and LSV Metals.

Contact Us

Jeff Helstrom, Project Manager

Phone: 612-668-0305



Project Schedule*

Design: August 2022 through February 2023

Bidding: February/March 2023

MPS Board Approval: April 2023

Construction Start: June 2024

General Contractor: MORCON (Awarded in November 2023)

Architect: DLR Group, Inc.

H2I:  Pre-Purchase of Auditorium Seating & Science Lab Casework. Provide/Install

Project in award/pre-construction phase - Submittal Process begun for both Morcon & H2I

Project Photos and Resources

Ella Baker Lockers