Proposed improvements within the existing 5.46 acre Mirman School campus to add 22,508 square feet to the existing 42,678 square feet of floor area for a total of 65,186 square feet of residential floor area and an increase in the floor area ratio (FAR) from 0.18:1 to 0.25:1. Specifically, the Project would include: a new two-story, 16,130 square foot Learning Center building with eight new classrooms, administrative space and a campus courtyard; improvements to the school’s existing library building, including renovations to the existing building and the addition of 2,619 square feet of new floor area including a new classroom; the creation of a new classroom within the school’s existing physical education building; a new security pavilion with 140 square feet of floor area and associated pedestrian gate; a new playground with a 6 foot tall vine-covered plastered wall, shade structure and storage cabinets; replacement of the existing outdoor amphitheater in the upper campus with a new seating area and shade structure; and a new 1,370 square-foot storage/trash/recycling enclosure. The applicant is proposing an increase in school capacity from 330 to 430 K–8 students and an increase in the number of school employees from 78 to 108. Approximately 1.45 acres of grading are proposed, including approximately 7,400 cubic yards of cut and 5,200 cubic yards of fill, resulting in a total of 12,600 cubic yards of grading and 2,200 cubic yards of soil export. A total of 19 trees, none of which are protected, are proposed for removal and 18 trees, nine of which may be protected, are expected to be impacted by construction. The applicant proposes the removal of one non-protected street tree (shamel ash).