Jefferson Union High School District – District Office & Adult Education Campus Project Flyer
This project includes a new District Office and Adult School for JUHSD, to be built on district land adjacent to Westmoor High School in Daly City, formerly known as Westmoor Park.
The new two-level, 30,000-square-foot District Office offers new facilities for the district departments of Business Services, Education & Special Education Services, Tech / IT, HR and general support services, and can house over 60 professionals. It will also provide new training facilities for teachers and staff from throughout the district and a Boardroom for community meetings.
The new two-level 38,000-square-foot Adult Education classroom building features 15 standard and 2 large Adult Education classrooms, 4 classrooms and breakout spaces dedicated to Adult Transitional Education, Administration spaces (lobby, reception, office and staff lounge), associated support spaces, and a 2,600-square-foot multipurpose room for meetings and physical activity.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why are we moving the JUHSD programs from the old Serramonte High School?
- Existing facility have outlived their useful life
- Maintenance and operations costs are expensive due to its inefficient design
- It would cost more to renovate than to build new facilities
- The District Office and Adult Education programs are not located near any of the existing school sites
- Students in our Adult Education Programs have unique issues that are not adequately served in the Serramonte Del Rey facility.
Which programs are moving?
- JUHSD District Offices
- Adult Education
- Adult Transition Programs for students in the special education program
What are the benefits of the new location?
- Creates an Education Civic Center that is a convenient location for parents and staff
- Creates a separate facility for Adult Education that can better meet the needs of the students and community
- Our feeder district, Jefferson Elementary School District, is located across the street, and creates opportunities for staff to easily collaborate.
- Designed to meet the needs of the district
- Located near public transportation
How can the school district build on a city park?
- The city had an agreement to use the land, which belongs to the school district
- On May 1, 2018 the city ceased to manage this space as a park and turned the land back over to the district
Will the public lose access to the space?
- A portion of the property will be publicly accessible and will include greenspace, children’s playground, and co-use of the basketball court, as well as a walking path with seating areas
Will there be any loss of trees?
- 6 trees are scheduled for removal but 68 trees will be planted
What are the community benefits?
- Improved maintenance of the outdoor spaces
- New playground
- Access to community adult school classes in improved facilities
- Availability of rental spaces for community gatherings
- Electric vehicle charging stations
Will this new development impact parking in the neighborhood?
- No, there will be ample parking provided on site for employees, visitors and students
What is the timeline for this project?
- If all goes well, construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2022 and finish up around December of 2023