Washington MS Transformation Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Long Beach Unified School District
Document Title
Washington MS Transformation Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The proposed project would include demolition of one (1) relocatable building and five (5) buildings including the Administration Building A, Gymnasium Building D, the Cafeteria Building E, Auditorium Building C, and Classroom (Science/Shop) Building B. Three (3) New permanent buildings will be constructed: a two-to-three-story, 102,000 sq. ft. classroom/administration/cafeteria building, a partial two-story 34,000 sq. ft. gymnasium/ locker room/classroom/library building, and a one-story 14,000 sq. ft. auditorium. New site improvements include a student drop off, semi-subterranean parking structure, artificial turf soccer field, synthetic track, basketball courts, pickleball court, lunch shelter, planting, irrigation, and outdoor learning environments. Scope includes but is not limited to the following: HVAC installation in all classrooms, offices, and support spaces (including auditorium and cafeteria) located in permanent buildings on-site. New projectors, projector screens, and marker boards in classrooms; new projectors and projector screens in cafetorium; new tactile signage required throughout the campus for rooms and exits; ADA upgrades to paths of travel, drinking fountains, and restrooms; campus-wide Fire Alarm upgrades; interior and exterior paint for all permanent buildings; new windows and ceiling tiles on new buildings; new landscape and planting; installation of photovoltaic panels at each roof of new permanent building and battery storage systems; removal of all on-site trees and landscaping; surveillance cameras.

Contact Information

Priscilla Garcia
Agency Name
Long Beach Unified School District - Facilities Development and Planning
Job Title
Planning Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Pacific Avenue and Cedar Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
7269-003-900 and 7269-004-902
State Highways
Long Beach Airport
Polytechnical HS

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Educational (See Project Description )
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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