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ERIC Number: ED018922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 104
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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PLANNING THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLANT. SCHOOL PLANT PLANNING SERIES.
Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
CAREFUL PLANNING FOR THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MAXIMIZES THE USE OF SPACE TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH FREQUENT CHANGES IN ACTIVITY AND A WIDE VARIETY OF EXPERIENCES. IN THE PLANNING PROCESS, SPECIAL CONSIDERATION IS GIVEN TO LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT THUS PREVENTING OVERBUILDING AND UNDERBUILDING. THE PLANT SHOULD FIT, THROUGH INCREASING UTILITY BY FLEXIBILITY OF DESIGN, BOTH THE PRESENT AND FUTURE NEEDS OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM. THESE GENERAL FACTORS ARE CONTROLLED BY A JUDICIOUS ASSESSMENT OF THE FOLLOWING--(1) A FORECAST OF DISTRICT-WIDE SCHOOL POPULATION, (2) APPRAISAL OF EXISTING SCHOOL PLANTS, (3) FORMULATION OF A MASTER LONG-RANGE PROGRAM, (4) FORMULATION OF EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS, (5) SELECTION OF AN ARCHITECT, (6) SELECTION OF A SITE, (7) DEVELOPMENT OF PRELIMINARY PLANS, (8) APPROVAL OF FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, AND WHERE APPLICABLE, (9) COORDINATION OF THE PLAN WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. COMPLEMENTING THE GENERAL PLAN ARE SUCH SPECIFIC FACTORS AS CLASSROOMS, SAFETY, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, STORAGE FACILITIES FOR BOTH INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS PER CAPITA, SANITARY AND PLUMBING FACILITIES, SPECIAL AREAS--MUSIC ROOMS, AND AUDITORIUM, FOOD SERVICE, OFFICE SPACE AND OTHER AREAS NEEDED TO CARRY OUT THE SCHOOL PROGRAM. (GM)
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Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers: UTAH