$13.8 million needed to renovate elementary in San Juan Capistrano

Nov. 20, 2013
San Juan Elementary is the oldest elementary school in Orange County, Calif.

San Juan Elementary, the oldest elementary school in Orange County, Calif., needs $13.8 million in upgrades and renovations, according to the Capistrano Unified District. SanJuanCapistrano Patch says the figure includes $6 million to replace half of the school's portable classrooms with permanent buildings. San Juan Elementary has severe fire-access issues. In the event of a fire, firefighters would not have access to 19,926 square feet of the school’s buildings, considered the third worst such situation in the district.

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