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Please note: We will be publishing updates for the Facility Condition Index and Renewal Needs Backlog sometime in the Spring of 2021.

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Facility Condition Index

2019 (calendar year)

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 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 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.

26.97 %

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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 approximately 23,400 different repairs needed in our schools. The total value of those repairs was $3.5 billion as of October 2019.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the TDSB will receive $292 million in provincial funding. These funds will be used to replace/repair building components identified during the Ministry’s school inspections, 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.



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.).

Brief DescriptionPriority
Air Handling Units - RET F3 - 1969 -Single GYM RenewalHigh
Auxiliary Equipment - 1969 Building - Expansion Tanks RenewalHigh
Auxiliary Equipment - Chemical Feed System - 1969 Building RenewalHigh
Auxiliary Equipment - HVAC Pumps - 1969 Construction RenewalHigh
Auxiliary Equipment - Stacks & Breaching - 1969 Construction RenewalHigh
Controls & Instrumentation - 1969 Pneumatic System RenewalHigh
Controls & Instrumentation - 1995 & 1996 Constructions - BAS RenewalHigh
Exterior Doors - Hardware RenewalHigh
Fencing & Gates - Chain Link Fence RenewalHigh
Fencing & Gates - Concrete Stairs RenewalHigh
Fittings - Washroom Partitions RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Carpet RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Sheet Flooring RenewalHigh
Hot Water Boilers - Boiler# 3, 1969 Building RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - 1969 Construction RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - 1969 Construction RenewalHigh
Playing Fields - Soccer Field RenewalHigh
Playing Fields - West of the school RenewalHigh
Roof Coverings - Section A9,B RenewalHigh
Signage RenewalHigh
Terminal & Package Units - 1969 Building - Force Flow & Unit Heaters RenewalHigh
Wall Finishes - Paint RenewalHigh
Ceiling Finishes - Acoustic Tile RenewalMedium
Domestic Water Distribution - 1969 Construction - Copper Plumbing Piping RenewalMedium
Domestic Water Distribution - 1969 Construction - DHW Heater RenewalMedium
Exhaust Systems - Supply & Return fans 1969 Building RenewalMedium
Exterior Windows - Deteriorate Sealant 1995 Windows RenewalMedium
Fittings - 1969 Construction - Millwork RenewalMedium
Floor Finishes - Hardwood Flooring in the 1969 Single Gymnasium RenewalMedium
Floor Finishes - Vinyl Foor Tiles RenewalMedium
Interior Doors - Wood & Metal RenewalMedium
Interior Doors - Hardware RenewalMedium
Landscaping RenewalMedium
Other Heat Generating Systems - AHUs F-1, F-4 & HTG/ CLG 1 RenewalMedium
Parking Lots RenewalMedium
Pedestrian Paving - Swing Gate RenewalMedium
Plumbing Fixtures - 1969 Construction - Flush valves RenewalMedium
Roadways RenewalMedium
Roof Coverings - Section C,C1 RenewalMedium
Domestic Water Distribution - 1999 Construction - DHW Heater RenewalLow
Domestic Water Distribution - Backflow Preventer RenewalLow
Fittings - 1995 & 1999 Constructions - Washroom Accessories RenewalLow
Fittings - Chalkboards 1969 Construction RenewalLow
Fittings - Drapes RenewalLow
Fittings - Pull Down Shades RenewalLow
Interior Doors - 1995 & 1999 Construction - Hardware RenewalLow
Other Cooling Generating Systems - RT COND Units RenewalLow
Pedestrian Paving - Concrete Sidewalks RenewalLow
Slab on Grade RenewalLow

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