Branciforte Middle School

Branciforte Middle School project plan

Summer re-roofing project

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Existing Campus

Background:

This survey represents input from staff, students, parents, and community as collected during community meetings, school meetings, and online surveys. Established in 1950, Branciforte Middle School is arranged in a traditional “finger plan” layout with north-facing windows, a layout commonly utilized in this era.

  • Current Enrollment: 518 Students
  • Enrollment Projection: 475 in 2021 / 467 in 2025
  • Building Area: 55,628 SF
  • Approximate Site AC: 9.46 Acres
  • Modernization Eligibility: $111,242
Branciforte Middle School project plan

Community and Staff Priority Survey

This survey represents input from staff, students, parents, and community as collected during community meetings, school meetings, and online surveys

Top 10 projects in order of importance with 1 being the highest priority.

  1. Technology Infrastructure Upgrades
  2. Computer/Science Lab
  3. Hydration Stations
  4. Restrooms
  5. Band/Music Spaces
  6. Multi-Purpose Room Improvements
  7. Shade Canopies
  8. Add Solar Panels to Campus
  9. Remove Portable Classroom Buildings
  10. Landscape/Hardscape Improvements

Note: This list was reviewed and considered by the steering committee in making appropriate project priority recommendations.

Branciforte Middle School project plan

IDENTIFIED CAMPUS NEEDS AND SUGGESTED IMPROVEMENTS

  • ADA accessibility improvements at permanent buildings
  • Improve campus security, replace fencing and add Dedicated space for state of the art computer lab
  • Re-roof permanent buildings
  • security cameras
  • New science lab
  • Update kitchen area, add more service windows,
  • Repair exterior building finishes
  • Provide hydration stations throughout campus
  • Repave hard court play areas and parking areas replace all equipment, lighting and finishes
  • Upgrade technology in classrooms. New cable and
  • wireless access points across entire campus
  • Provide solar panels to campus to off-set energy usage
  • Provide dedicated band/music room
  • Replace portable classrooms with new permanent classroom building
  • Provide additional restroom spaces
  • Install new finishes and lighting in all spaces of the existing permanent buildings
  • Improve exterior site lighting throughout the campus
  • Rearrange classroom space/ancillary spaces to increase physical separation of 6th graders
  • New landscape & water efficient irrigation and drought tolerant plants
  • Construct a student plaza/covered lunch area near
  • Replace all lockers throughout campus the gym and cafeteria
  • New hardscape & landscaping between buildings
  • Replace utility infrastructure throughout campus:
  • Provide additional secured access staff/visitor parking
  • Incorporate features that reflect the historical significance of the school site
  • electrical, gas, water & sewer
  • Install new campus-wide HVAC system
  • Provide new shade canopy at amphitheater
  • Improve student drop-off area for student safety
  • Improve vocational shops and career tech educational programs
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  • Improve the exterior aesthetics of the campus
  • Provide dedicated space for media/video production
  • Update finishes, lighting & sound system in multi- purpose room

Improvements/needs noted are based upon Architect and Engineer assessments of facilities as well as Facilities Staff.

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