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Facility Condition Index

September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018

The Facility Condition Index (FCI) rating is a measurement of the condition of a school building. It does not reflect on the safety of the school building. 

The health and safety of students, staff and community members are our top priority when planning school repairs. Our Facility Services staff works year-round to ensure our schools are safe regardless of their FCI rating.

Almost half of the 584 TDSB school buildings were built more than 60 years ago. Older schools often have a higher FCI rating as some building components such as walls, lights, floors and ventilation systems may require major repairs or replacement.

F.C.I.
39.43 %

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Learn more about the Renewal Needs Backlog and the Facility Condition Index, both of which include related Frequently Asked Questions.

Renewal Needs Backlog

The Toronto District School Board’s Renewal Needs Backlog (RNB) list identifies 22,686 different repairs needed in our 584 schools. The total value of those repairs is approximately $3.7 billion as of September 2017. 

For the 2017-2018 school year, the TDSB received $297 million in provincial funding. From this amount, $50 million should be used to replace energy efficient building components. The remaining $247 million should be used to replace/repair building components identified during the schools inspection, helping reduce the FCI of school buildings.

It is important to understand that these repairs do not represent a health or safety concern. Safety is a top priority for us at the TDSB and our maintenance plans are always focused on providing safe places for our students and staff. In order to do that, we fix the most critical problems related to health and safety first. Also, while components in a school building may be past their life expectancy (e.g. water boiler), they are in good condition and meet all required safety codes.

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Urgent Building systems that are in critical condition and have surpassed their useful service life. These systems are very important to the operation of the building (e.g. boilers, other heat generating systems, fire alarm, sprinkler system, standpipe system, public address system, roofing, etc.). Although there is no specific timeframe to repair/replace these systems, it is recommended to do it as soon as funding becomes available.
High Building systems that are in critical or poor condition and their importance to the operation of the building is less than those classified as “urgent” (e.g. brick work, exterior doors, exterior windows, rooftop units, etc.). There is no specific timeframe to repair/replace these systems; however, repair/replacement is recommended as soon as funding becomes available.
Medium Building systems that are in fair condition with low importance to the operation of the building (e.g. floor finishes, washroom partitions, millwork, etc.).
Low Building systems that are in fair or good condition with very low importance to the operation of the building (e.g. wall partitions, interior wall finishes, interior doors, fences, etc.).

Auxiliary Equipment - Expansion Tanks RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - HVAC Pumps RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - Heat Exchanger - Plate RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - Stacks & Breaching - B#3 and B#4 RenewalUrgent
Electrical Service and Distribution - Panel RenewalUrgent
Electrical Service and Distribution - Secondary Transformer RenewalUrgent
Elevators and Lifts - Wheelchair Lift RenewalUrgent
Heating/Chilling Water Distribution Systems - 1956 RenewalUrgent
Hot Water Boilers - Boiler #3 and #4 RenewalUrgent
Lighting and Branch Wiring - Emergency Lighting RenewalUrgent
Public Address Systems RenewalUrgent
Air Handling Units - Supply Fans - Original RenewalHigh
Auxiliary Equipment - Chemical Feed Systems RenewalHigh
B201014 Exterior Walls - Masonry Re-pointing RenewalHigh
Branch Wiring RenewalHigh
C1020 Interior Doors - Older RenewalHigh
C102007 Interior Doors - Hardware - Older RenewalHigh
C103001 Fittings - Washroom Partitions - Water Closet RenewalHigh
C103002 Fittings - Washroom Accessories RenewalHigh
C103009 Fittings - Millwork - Classrooms - Older RenewalHigh
C302004 Floor Finishes - Vinyl Tile - Older RenewalHigh
Chilled Water Systems - Cooling Tower RenewalHigh
Controls and Instrumentation - Pneumatic RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - DHW Pumps RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Natural Gas DWH RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Pipes and Fittings - Original RenewalHigh
Energy Supply System - Natural Gas RenewalHigh
Exhaust Systems - Axial RenewalHigh
Exhaust Systems - Centrifugal RenewalHigh
Exterior Windows - Glazing Units - 1956 Building RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Carpet Flooring RenewalHigh
G204071 Playing Fields - Unpaved RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - Exterior Lighting - High Pressure Sodium RenewalHigh
Other Communications & Alarm Systems RenewalHigh
Perimeter Heating - Terminal Units RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Lavatories RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Urinals RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Water Closets RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Water Fountains RenewalHigh
Terminal and Package Units - Unit Ventilators RenewalHigh
B308020 Exterior Soffits RenewalMedium
C1010 Partitions - Localized Deficiencies RenewalMedium

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To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
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