Herndon High School

Herndon, Virginia


Fairfax County Public Schools


412,709 sq.ft.

Completion Date


This high school project includes three additions totaling 120,516 square feet and renovation of the 292,193-square-foot original building to meet the requirements of the Fairfax County Public Schools Education Specifications. The admin/library wing south addition at the front of the school dominates the entry façade and provides a new welcoming school image. The new science wing and band/music north addition are situated at the rear of the facility.

The school’s key interior features include Main Street (main circulation spine), orientation nodes at strategic locations, conversion of the cafeteria into a food court, a new library on the second floor, a renovated auditorium, and an expanded main gymnasium with an arena seating configuration. The interior finish palette uses the school’s colors (red and black) as the theme with black and white graphics of the history of the Town of Herndon at the orientation nodes.

Infrastructure improvements include HVAC system and electrical system replacement, data/security upgrades, and selective shell improvements, which include window replacement and roof replacement masonry wall repairs.

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Interior Renovation

Product suppliers specified

Carpet by J&J Commercial Carpet
Flooring by Armstrong World Industries
Physical-Education Flooring by Roppe
Brick/Masonry by Glen-Gery
Cabinets by Cabinets By Design
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Ceramic Tile by Dal-Tile
Door Hardware by Von Duprin
Doors by VT Industries
Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Access
Insulation by Dow
Movable Partitions/Walls by Modernfold
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Plumbing by Elkay
Roofing by Firestone Building Products
Skylights by Solatube
Windows by Kawneer
Lighting & Accessories by Lithonia Lighting
Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Edwards Systems Technologies
Emergency Lighting by Lithonia Lighting
Locks by Schlage
Auditorium/Assembly Furniture by Hussey Seating
Classroom Furniture by HON
Science Furniture by Cabinets By Design
Drinking Fountains by Elkay
Hand-Drying Equipment by Bobrick
Washroom Accessories by Bobrick
Washroom Fixtures by Zurn
Washroom/Shower Partitions by Scranton Products
Athletic Equipment by Draper
Bleachers/Grandstands by Interkal
Scoreboards/Clocks by Daktronics
HVAC Units by Trane
HVAC Control Devices by Trane
IAQ Devices by Trane
ADA/Compliance Equipment by Bobrick
Card Systems by Honeywell
Draperies/Blinds by SWFcontract
Laundry Equipment by Speed Queen
Lockers by Penco Products
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by AJW Architectural Products
Signage by Bayuk Graphics Systems
Wire Management by Legrand
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