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Proposition S Bond Projects

Holmes Elementary
4902 Mount Ararat Drive, San Diego, CA 92111
Built in 1962
Site Acreage: 9 acres
Guiding principles were established by the Board of Education’s Ad Hoc Task Force on the Bond to assist in developing educational facilities that:
• are the heart and soul of the community
• have parity of the physical facilities and structures
• improve student learning and achievement
• improve accountability
Site-Specific Bond Project List
The following needs were identified through a comprehensive planning process, which included input from school site representatives to cluster meetings, district departments and other assessment measures.

The language below will be included in the bond resolution:

Project Improvements to Support Student Learning and Instruction
• Install a wireless network (WIFI)
• Provide 21st century technology upgrades, including audiovisual projection capabilities for all students
School Improvements to Support Student Health, Safety and Security
• Provide campus-wide emergency communications system
• Install security lighting, as well as increase vandalism and intrusion safeguards, including modifications to fencing
• Remove or minimize risks of any potentially hazardous material throughout the facility
• Provide additional parking
• Improve vehicular and pedestrian circulation
Projects to Improve School Accessibility, Code Compliance Upgrades
• Renovate existing restrooms
• Improve accessibility to all classrooms, labs, restrooms, and other school facilities to comply with accessibility regulations including ADA Title I & II
• Install three-compartment sink and hand sink in kitchen
• Install a grease trap to comply with city regulations in the kitchen
• Repair/replace/remove old portable classrooms
Major Building Systems Repair/Replacement
Repair site sidewalks and hardscape areas
• Repair/replace heating and ventilation systems as needed
• Repair and replace gutters, downspouts, catch-basins and underground piping as required to improve drainage and ponding for student safety where needed
• Replace worn out flooring where needed
• Repair/replace deteriorating plumbing and sewer systems
• Replace aging wiring and upgrade electrical systems as needed
• Repair/restore building interiors, exteriors, finishes and fixtures
• Repair/replace/upgrade performance spaces/multipurpose rooms