The purpose of educational specifications is to provide guidelines for planning educational facilities. It is a document that provides guidelines for the design of a school building, connecting a school district’s educational philosophy with the built environment (site and building). The Lake Washington School District educational specifications are divided into separate components: a vision description and a performance-based specification. Both components are applicable to any major school construction project - whether the project is a modernization, a replacement or a new school. The vision description and performance-based specification are the baseline for the design of the new and the replacement projects included the 2014 bond. The education specification is intended to be an eight-year document, and will be updated again in 2020-2021. The Educational Specifications define the program elements for a typical school at each specific level, but other optional programs, such as preschool or some special services elements, can be “plugged in” as is appropriate for individual schools. Download Plan
EXAMPLES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT ESSENTIAL PLANS
These are examples the plans which every school district should develop and maintain—always with broad engagement from schools and communities. Included here are examples from rural, town, suburban and urban districts. To narrow your selection pick from the types of plan examples listed here.