Recent Measure S Bond Projects
Measure S was passed in November 2016 and is a $60 million bond limited in scope to pay for facilities, technology, and equipment.The staff and Board of Education of the Oak Park Unified School District wish to thank our community for its support in passing Measure S and recognizing the importance of sustanable building to provide a modern and safe learning environment for our students.
New Classroom Construction
The six new classrooms at Medea Creek Middle School are made of recycled sea containers. Utilizing recycled sea containers, we saved 28,160 board feet of lumber, 155,960 tons of waste, and 184 tons of carbon emissions, a 43% savings over traditional construction.
Districtwide LED Light Upgrade
Energy-efficient LED lighting was installed at all campuses.
Wellness Center Established at OPHS
A wellness center space was established at Oak Park High School, including areas for relaxation and confidential counseling.
Eating Area Upgrade at Oak Hills Elementary School
Eating area at Oak Hills Elementary School expanded into an outdoor space, equipped with pavers, lunch tables and shade sails.
Outdoor Learning Spaces
When you visit our elementary schools, you’ll see some new outdoor learning spaces. Our intent is to create more spaces around campuses where students can seek shade and engage in learning activities outdoors. Outdoor seating has been placed under each of these shaded areas.
Oak Park High School now has an outdoor art court, which features ceramic kilns, glass blowing, and other hands-on activities.
Exterior Renovations to Classrooms
Maintaining our existing buildings is a high priority for our District. The exterior siding of Oak View High School was completely removed and replaced with new siding, trim, and paint. Siding was also replaced along sections of buildings at Brookside Elementary School and Medea Creek Middle School.
Red Oak Elementary School Exterior Renovation
The exterior of two buildings at Red Oak Elementary School were completely renovated and now appear modern. A shade sail was also added to the rear of the building, adding an outdoor learning space.
Renovations took place in lobbies of Medea Creek Middle School and Red Oak Elementary School. Additionally, student and staff restrooms at Red Oak Elementary School were updated with new flooring and paint.
A new synthetic turf field was installed at Oak Park High School.
The surfaces of the outdoor basketball courts “The Cage” and the outdoor tennis ball courts have been resurfaced.