Mission Hills Middle

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Mission Hill Middle School project plan

Existing Campus

Background:

Mission Hill Middle School, established in 1931, was the first public school in Santa Cruz. Its iconic main building provides the school with its identity and street presence.

  • Current Enrollment: 634 Students
  • Enrollment Projection: 549 in 2021 / 529 in 2025
  • Building Area: 79,703 SF
  • Approximate Site AC: 6.097 Acres
  • Modernization Eligibility: $631,651
Mission Hill 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. Crosswalk/flashing lights
  3. Remove Portable Classroom Buildings
  4. Science Labs
  5. Campus Security
  6. Shade Structures
  7. Relocated Cafeteria
  8. Secure Main Entry/Administration entrance
  9. New Student Plaza
  10. Gymnasium Improvements

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

Mission Hill Middle School project plan

IDENTIFIED CAMPUS NEEDS AND SUGGESTED IMPROVEMENTS

  • Update ADA building accessibility
  • Update campus security: better fencing, gates and cameras
  • ADA site improvements
  • New landscape, water efficient irrigation and drought tolerant plants
  • New student plaza/ shade canopy for student pick-up facing King street
  • Resurface asphalt paving at hard court play areas and parking lots
  • Replace existing synthetic field with new synthetic turf
  • Repurpose bike cage area and consider incorporating into new student lunch area
  • New classroom building in lieu of portable classrooms
  • Update exterior building finishes: paint and replace windows
  • New cafeteria building: provide more service windows, seating and improved kitchen facilities
  • Provide new finishes, lighting and cabinetry at existing buildings
  • Replace existing heating system with new equipment
  • Provide new lunch shade structures adjacent to play courts/cafeteria
  • Improvements/needs noted are based upon Architect and Engineer assessments of facilities as well as Facilities Staff.
  • Needs in bold have been included on the master plan project list.

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

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