At the elementary school level, provide a Multi-Purpose Room. At the secondary school level, provide a gymnasium and fitness rooms with locker rooms and supporting spaces.

The Ed Specs serve to illustrate concepts that will inform the master plans based on OUSD's aspirations to the audience of future architects who will implement them as well as for OUSD stakeholders to understand the reasoning behind modernizations.


Is daylight provided from two sides?


Are there multi modal spaces that support outdoor play, learning, fitness, and sports activities?


Are indoor spaces right-sized to provide a variety of activity choices and circulation?

Outdoor Connection

Is there a direct connection through views and access to the outdoors? Are there views of nature and daylight to support mental wellness? If there is no opportunity to add windows with views of nature, consider using vinyl wall coverings with images of nature.

Programmatic Synergies

If desired, support specialized learning by creating programmatic synergies, including nutrition, health sciences, sports medicine, culinary lab, and/or science labs.