Project Summary


Hiatt Middle School


Des Moines Independent School District


Des Moines, Iowa

Project Delivery

Lump-Sum Bid

Construction Dates


Hiatt Middle School Des Moines, Iowa

Addition and interior remodel of the Middle School. 

Taking only three summer months to completely move around and renovate entire sections of the school, DSC crews impressed the Des Moines School System with their quality work and their speed. Students were able to start classes as usual in August with no construction interruptions. Improvements totaled $6.8 million. 

Projects included: adding an elevator to cover 2-stories, gutting the cafeteria and moving it to the north side of the school, creating new classrooms out of the old cafeteria area, gutting the administrative offices, creating new ones, and making classrooms and offices out of the old area, elevator addition, security/technology upgrades, adding 1,000 SF Boys & Girls Club area for after school programs, and adding a new geothermal system, lights, and sprinkler systems throughout the whole school.