JW North High School New Classroom Building, Gymnasium and Modernization

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside Unified School District
Document Title
JW North High School New Classroom Building, Gymnasium and Modernization
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The proposed project would modernize JW North High School, including the limited demolition of existing asphalt, the removal of some existing portable structures, the renovation of other existing structures, and the construction of one new two-story classroom building, one new gymnasium, and outdoor facilities. A total of eight existing portables would be removed and a new 2-story science building would be developed to replace the portables. The new science building would have 8 classrooms, restrooms, preparation and storage rooms, and support spaced, which would total 14,575 square feet. The plans include an outdoor learning area, space for planting beds, and a new mini amphitheater. A new campus entry canopy structure will be provided along 3rd Street. A new gymnasium would be constructed north of the parking lot along Linden Street, east of the existing gymnasium, south of the kitchen, west of the weight and wrestling room, and will replace the existing hardtop basketball courts. The new gymnasium will be competition size at 12,000 square feet with a 900-seat capacity with an additional 5,419 square feet of support spaces. In addition to the construction of the new classroom building and gymnasium, the project includes upgrades to the HVAC and lighting in seven existing buildings within the campus as part of the proposed project. New landscaping and irrigation would be provided around the two new buildings. Improvements to shade structures, seating, and gathering areas near the existing library would be provided. Sitewide utilities upgrades and ADA compliance would be provided.

Contact Information

Ana Gonzalez
Agency Name
Riverside Unified School District
Job Title
Director, Planning and Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Southern California
Cross Streets
Chicago Street and 3rd Street
Parcel #
250-140-006 and 250-140-007
Other Location Info
1550 3rd Street, Riverside

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Riverside Unified School District
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Final Environmental Document Available at
3380 14th Street, Riverside, CA 92501


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination

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