Soquel High.


Live view of the Pool construction site. 

Pool excavation
pool

Pool demolishion

pool


Big crowd for the groundbreaking at Soquel High Pool

SQ pool big group

SQ pool

Media Release SHS Pool Complex Groundbreaking 5.11.18


Pool being drained. Water was used to irrigate playfield.
pool


Soquel High School project plan

Existing Campus

Background:

Constructed in 1962, Soquel High School is the District’s southernmost high school campus.

  • Current Enrollment: 1,088 Students
  • Enrollment Projection: 1185 in 2021 / 1176 in 2025
  • Building Area: 137,142 SF
  • Approximate Site AC: 48.79 Acres
  • Modernization Eligibility: $0
Soquel High 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. Replace/Enlarge and enhance pool complex
  3. Enhance classroom environment
  4. Construct new athletic field restrooms
  5. Remove Portable Classroom Buildings
  6. Enlarge/Enhance Library
  7. Provide covered student gathering space
  8. Window/door replacement
  9. Replace plumbing fixtures
  10. Campus beautification

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

Soquel High School project plan

IDENTIFIED CAMPUS NEEDS AND SUGGESTED IMPROVEMENTS

  • Construct new athletic field restrooms
  • Replace backstop and dugouts
  • Renovate/replace tennis courts
  • Renovate Bleachers
  • Increase campus security, add cameras/fencing
  • Remove natural grass at athletic fields and replace
  • New plumbing fixtures
  • Windows/door replacement
  • Provide student covered gathering places
  • Enhance classroom environment and enlarge library
  • Re-roof buildings
  • Replace accessory buildings at ball fields
  • Construct theater building
  • Enlarge Cafeteria
  • Replace/enlarge and enhance pool complex
  • Parking improvements
  • Replace asphalt sidewalks with concrete
  • Relocate district offices off campus
  • Campus beautification
  • Remove portable classroom buildings and replace
  • Install new campus-wide HVAC system
  • Landscape and irrigation improvements with synthetic turf

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

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