Current Facility Issues

Building and Revovations History

Academic spaces have not been renovated in 50 years

  • 1955 - Original Building Was Built
  • 1956 - Addition of Gym (MPR)
  • 1962 - Addition of classrooms east side of original building
  • 1964 - Addition of classrooms at west side of  1956 addition
  • 1967 - Addition of classrooms at north side of original building
  • 2001 - Addition of Gym & Offices

Building Issues Requiring Immediate Attention

  • Mitigation of lead found in sinks and fixtures in 5 areas of the building
  • Remove asbestos throughout the building 
  • Install fire seal around ductwork, pipes, conduits, etc
  • Install fire rating/door functionality throughout the school
  • Remove all wired glass through building
  • Replace hard surface playground area
  • Conduct lavatory work to include drains, exhaust fans, insulation under the sinks, and additional related work

Current Repairs Needed

These areas of repair or improvement are necessary to meet the requirements of life safety, ADA accessibility, security, and other essential building functions. The total cost of repairs, if conducted in existing building, would cost $20.6 million dollars. Of that amount, a minimum of $1.2 million is required to meet the basic needs of Pennoyer's life safety requirements.

List of Needed Repairs

  • Fire seal around ductwork, pipes, conduits, etc
  • Fire rating/door functionality throughout the school
  • Removing all wired glass
  • Upgrade all exit lights
  • Lavatory work to include drains, exhaust fans, insulation under the sinks, etc
  • Replace hard surface playground area
  • Asbestos abatement 
  • Storage Shed
  • Casework & Lockers
  • Ceilings
  • Doors
  • Electrical
  • ADA-Elevator and bathrooms
  • Flooring
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Roof
  • Playground/greenspace
  • New student flexible furniture 
  • New classroom technologies and infrastructure 
  • 21st learning spaces/STEM lab
  • Ventilation 
  • Asbestos removal-flooring, ceiling tiles, walls, and pipe fittings
  • Integrated security system 
  • Phone/intercom
  • Functional kitchen
  • Water fountains
  • Pickup/Drop Lane-Traffic flow
  • Stairwells
  • Walls
  • Windows & window treatments
  • Acoustics
  • Parking lot
  • Water fountains
  • Upgraded fire system
  • Fob access
  • Building Security