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All-Access Restrooms Guidance

Best Practices and Resources Fact Sheets

California Department of Education Report on Complete Schools

California State Preschool, Transitional, Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten Facilities Grant Program

Career Technical Education Facilities Program

Chronological Listing of Approval Letters

Civic Center Act

Classroom Definition Policy - March 19, 2009

Closing a School Best Practices Guide (Coming Soon)
LEAs should be aware of EC Section 41329, and the California Attorney General’s April 11, 2023 guidance to all school districts regarding school closure processes.

Complete Schools

Designing for the Common Core

Drought Response Best Practices/Resources

Facility Planning Video Trainings

Green Ribbon Schools Award Program

Healthy and Supportive School Environments

Non-integrated Special Education Projects (Pre K-12) Procedure

Physical Education Planning Guidelines for Elementary Schools

Physical Education Planning Guidelines for Middle and High Schools


Playground Safety Regulations External link opens in new window or tab.

Power Line Setback Exemption Guidance - May 2006

Presentation Slides

Proposed Changes to Classroom Definition Policy

Resources for Fresh Drinking Water

Re-Visioning School Facility Planning and Design for the 21st Century: Creating Optimal Learning Environments

Small School Site Guidelines

Sample Resolution for Education Code Section 17213 and Public Resources Code 21151.8

School Disaster Recovery

School Facilities Reference Library

School Facilities Research Topic Sheets - Research, topic sheets, and bibliographies that support the vision and guiding principles throughout the school facilities planning, design, and implementation process.

School Site Design Diagrams

Science of Classroom Design External link opens in new window or tab.

Solar in Schools: Photovoltaic Installations - Sustainability Plan Review (Division of the State Architect) External link opens in new window or tab.

Supporting America's School Infrastructure (SASI) Grant Program

Toxic - Information provided to districts about procedures and state funding programs related to toxic evaluation and cleanup of school sites.

US Environmental Protection Agency, Pacific Southwest, Region 9 External link opens in new window or tab.

Vision for California Public School Facilities and Guiding Principles for Implementing the Vision

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 9, 2024