Proposed Construction and Expansion of Mead Elementary School

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego Unified School District
Document Title
Proposed Construction and Expansion of Mead Elementary School
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The project considers the use of the existing school property as well as adjacent residential lots. The existing school property is designated in the General Plan as Institutuional Elementary School; the surrounding area is designated residential, which includes school s as an acceptable use. The property is zoned MF-3000 (multi-family residential).
Document Description
Alternative Site A will involve the removal of the existing school and the acquisition of up to 18 surrounding residential lots in order to accommodate the new Mead Elementary School. Under this alternative, the school will be reconstructed on 5.53 acres with permanent one-and-two story classrooms and support facilities. The school will continue to serve 350 students; however, the school will be reconfigured from a kindergarten thru 1st grade (K-1) campus to a K-5 campus. The expansion will provide additional playground and playfield areas. The capacity to add an additional 100 students in portable classrooms. Alternative Site B will involve the construction of a new Mead Elementary School on the adjacent 7.2 acres just west and south of Chollas Elementary School. Approximately 6.33 acres is District-owned property; the remaining property (0.87 acre) will be acquired through vacation of a portion of 45th Street. Under this alternative, the new Mead Elementary School will accommodate up to 450 students (grades K-5). There will be capacity to add an additional 100 students. On-site support facilities at the new Mead Elementary School may include an administration building, library and media center, cafeteria and performance area, hardcourt and playfield areas, employee parking, and joint-use facilities.

Contact Information

Mr. Jim Bray
Agency Name
San Diego Unified School District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Market Street and 45th Street
State Highways
Mead Elementary School

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Elementary School (650 students))
Local Actions
Expanded and Reconstructed School
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Population/Housing, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

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