Ruhkala Elementary School Expansion


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Ruhkala Elementary School Expansion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project site consists of 10 acres and contains two schools that share facilities: Ruhkala Elementary School (369 students), and Rocklin Academy Charter School (364 students), for a total of 733 existing students. The project would add six portable classrooms, three kindergarten portable classrooms, and a multi-purpose building (with seating for approx. 400) to the Ruhkala Elementary School on the existing 10-acre campus. The project would also include ancillary support spaces, such as a warming kitchen, storage, separate student and staff toilets, the conversion of two existing classrooms (2 and 6) for additional administration office space and a staff workroom. The project would add a total of 15340 sq ft to the existing Ruhkala Elementary School (grades K-6). *See NOE for more details.

Contact Information

Rocklin USD
Agency Name
Placer County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Ruhkala Elementary and Rocklin Academy Charter
Other Location Info
6530 Turnstone Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guidelines Sections 15300-15332 includes a list of classes of project that have been determined not to have a significant effect on the environment and that are categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA. The project is exempt under the following section of the CEQA Guidelines 15314 (Class 14 - Minor addition to Schools). The project meets the condition for a categorical exemption described in this section of the CEQA Guidelines. *See NOE for more details.

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