John Burroughs Middle School Comprehensive Modernization Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles Unified School District
Document Title
John Burroughs Middle School Comprehensive Modernization Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan Designation: Public Facilities; Zoning: [Q]PF-1XL-HPOZ
Document Description
The proposed Project would include demolition of the Cafeteria-Classroom Building; Flammable Storage Building; Girls' Locker Building; and approximately 18 classrooms locate·d in 11 portable buildings. These facilities would be replaced with construction of a new three-story classroom, food services/multi-purpose room (MPR) building, and locker room building; and a one-story quad building. Major renovations would be completed for the Administrative/library/Auditorium Building; Boy's Gymnasium Building; Classroom Building 7; and Shop Building. Other improvements include campus-wide infrastructure. In conjunction with the construction of the Project, the District would remove approximately 160 cubic yards of soil with elevated concentrations of arsenic and/or lead from the campus and dispose of it off-site in accordance with the conditions that are presented in the Removal Action Workplan.

Contact Information

Edward Paek
Agency Name
Los Angeles Unified School District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
LAUSD Office of Environmental Health & Safety
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Hancock Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Wilshire Boulevard and South McCadden Place
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
John Burroughs Middle School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Baldwin Hills Conservancy (BHC), California Department of Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of General Services (DGS), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Educational (John Burroughs Middle School (JBMS))
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Pedestrian Safety


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