Westlake Elementary


Planning Mtg

Planning meeting with staff at Westlake Elementary


Mission Hill Middle School project plan

Existing Campus

Background:

Established in 1960, Westlake Elementary School was designed using a traditional “finger plan” layout with clerestory, north-facing windows, a design commonly utilized in this era.

  • Current Enrollment: 594 Students
  • Enrollment Projection: 517 in 2021 / 493 in 2025
  • Building Area: 53,491 SF
  • Approximate Site AC: 10.79 Acres
  • Modernization Eligibility: $482,203

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. Remove Portable Classroom Buildings
  2. Technology Infrastructure Upgrades
  3. Campus Security
  4. Expand Play Fields/Hard Courts
  5. New Interior Finishes/Lighting/Cabinetry
  6. Replace Plumbing Fixtures
  7. Install new campus-wide HVAC system
  8. Relocate Student Drop-off Lane
  9. Parking Improvements
  10. Convert lower classroom to two-story

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

  • Remove all portable buildings and replace with 2-story classroom building
  • Additional parking lot for staff and visitors
  • New student drop-off lane & diagonal parking at south area of campus
  • Relocate administration offices for greater visibility in center of campus
  • Update cabinetry, floor/wall finishes & lighting in existing buildings
  • Improve campus security: fencing, gates, and security cameras
  • Replace landscaping with water efficient irrigation system and drought tolerant plants
  • Update technology in classrooms with new cables and wireless access points
  • Expand play field/hard court areas if portable classrooms are removed
  • Re-roof all permanent buildings
  • Replace all plumbing fixtures with water efficient fixtures
  • Install new campus-wide HVAC system
  • Enlarge stage to better accommodate performances and band programs
  • Regrade play fields to be one level if portable classrooms are removed
  • Convert library into administration wing for greater security/visibility to front of campus
  • Convert lower classroom into a 2-story building
  • Install curb cut at High Street to facilitate student drop-off
  • Improvements/needs noted are based upon Architect and Engineer assessments of facilities as well as Facilities Staff.
  • Add new storage space to multi-purpose area
  • Needs in bold have been included on the master plan project list.
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