EL RINCON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Adequacy for future-ready learning; student, staff, parent and community member needs.
Physical condition, lifespan and projected cost to maintain campus.
The Campus Guide uses two tools to assess each campus:
Professional consulting firm EMG examines the major components of El Rincon's site and buildings. Here is what they found:
FACILITY ASSESSMENT REPORT CARD
To understand how El Rincon functions daily and throughout the year, the qualitative assessment uses workshops, site walkthroughs and a forum to identify the priorities of the campus’ site committee—selected staff and leadership, and the campus’ actual users—parents and community members. Their findings are captured on the following aerial maps
Outside-In shows the entire campus and focuses on the side and broader relationships
Inside-Out zooms in and focuses on the individual buildings and outdoor spaces in-between
Outside - In
1.Drop-off / Pick-up
•Loading distance is too short. Bi- directional traffic flow chaotic. Lack of valets / parent volunteers.
•Drop off loop length is too short given the population and no
•Parents double park in drop off loop blocking the flow.
•Parents drop off at front side, instead of loading and block the street.
2.Perimeter Security and Access
•Current hardware is problematic. Keypads/cards are strongly
•In case of emergency, gates are not wide enough for school population to exit safely
•Inadequate. As aides increase (inclusionary practices),
situation will only worsen. Need
70-75 parking spaces for school
1. Enhance Drop-off / Pick-up
2. Expand Staff Parking Capacity
3. Enhance Security and Access
4. Expand Kitchen and
5. Replace Portables with Permanent
6. Add 3 New Classrooms
7. Add Student Support Services
8. Add Large Group Assembly
9. Modernize and Renovate Existing
10. Add and Enhance Outdoor
Using El Rincon’s Facility Assessment Report Card and Site Analysis, a customized Facility Master Plan is being developed to:
1. Propose strategies to address El Rincon’s unique needs and stated priorities
2. Guide future decisions at both the campus and district wide level