Bonnie Brae Elementary Capital Project

Information about the Renovation

The renovation with additions at Bonnie Brae Elementary School will provide modern amenities and add approximately 40,000 square feet to the building. The project was identified according to the Renovation Queue, approved in 2009. Bonnie Brae ES is ranked 44 of 63 schools in the queue. Planning and design was funded with the 2019 bond, with construction funded by the 2021 bond.

Bonnie Elementary School Renovation Photo Gallery

Future Events

Information on future events will be shared as soon as details are known.  

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Key Build Information

Funding: 2019 Bond (Planning), 2021 Bond (Construction)
Future Building Area: 126,600 SF
Anticipated Future Capacity: 1100
Building Area: 86,390 SF
Acreage: 13.29
Prior Renovation: 1983
Prior Capacity Enhancement: n/a
2008 Renovation Rank: #44 
Architect: Samaha Associates, P.C.
Contractor: TBD
Current Status: In Permitting
Estimated Completion:  Winter 2025

School Information

Address: 5420 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
FCPS Region: 4
Grades: PreK-6
MS/HS Pyramid: Robinson SS
Opened: 1988
Title 1: No
K-3 Cap: N/A
Programs: PreK, AAP Local Level IV, Early Childhood Class Based, Preschool Autism Class, SACC (2 classrooms)

Past Engagement, Planning & Construction Information


December 14, 2021: Land Use Meeting #1

December 7, 2021: Community Meeting

November 18, 2021: PTO Meeting

October 20,2021:  Design Feedback and Engagement Committee #2

June 30, 2021: Design Feedback and Engagement Committee #1