Gault Elementary

Summer re-roofing project

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Children reviewing the Bond sign at Gault

Gault

Drone footage




Branciforte Middle School project plan

Existing Campus

Background:

Established in 1928, Gault Elementary School has historical character and iconic street presence.

  • Current Enrollment: 412 Students
  • Enrollment Projection: 411 in 2021 / 387 in 2025
  • Building Area: 35,112 SF
  • Approximate Site AC: 3.165 Acres
  • Modernization Eligibility: $1,788,578
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. Expand Play Fields
  2. Technology Infrastructure Upgrades
  3. Provide Outdoor Classroom
  4. Provide Student Drop-off Lane
  5. Remove Portable Classroom Buildings
  6. Provide Running Track
  7. Add Solar Panels
  8. Add Kindergarten Shade Canopy
  9. Provide Stage Improvements
  10. New Interior Finishes/Lighting/Cabinetry

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

IDENTIFIED CAMPUS NEEDS AND SUGGESTED IMPROVEMENTS

  • Re-roof existing permanent buildings
  • New 2-story classroom building to replace portable buildings
  • New landscape, water efficient irrigation and drought tolerant plants
  • Provide additional hydration stations throughout campus
  • Provide smaller parking lot near Effey and Sumner Street
  • Install lunch shade canopy at the front of campus
  • Repair exterior finishes
  • Renovate kitchen: new finishes and equipment
  • New state of the art computer lab
  • Provide off street student drop-off lane for safer student access
  • Install new campus-wide HVAC system
  • Install new finishes and lighting in all spaces of the
  • Expand the play field areas if portable classrooms are removed
  • New lunch shade canopies near play fields
  • New classroom technology; new cables and wireless access points across entire campus
  • Incorporate shade canopy into new building instead of separate shade canopy
  • Repurpose outdoor front lunch area into an outdoor classroom
  • Provide outdoor classroom with cover near life lab/garden
  • Relocate kitchen to rear of campus for ease of serviceability and student access
  • Provide visual privacy at playground through placement of new buildings, landscaping and/or privacy slats in fences
  • Provide kindergarten shade canopy
  • Provide stage improvements: new finishes, PA system, stage lighting, flooring and acoustics
  • ADA site improvements
  • Campus security: lighting and cameras
  • Provide running track
  • New campus utility infrastructure; electrical, data, plumbing
  • Provide solar panels on campus to off-set energy usage

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

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