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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.

73.38 %

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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
A101004 Standard Foundations Repairs - Annex - Damp proofing Repairs RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - Chimney - Exhaust Stack RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - Condensate, Vacuum Return and Blow Down Tanks RenewalUrgent
B3010 Roof Coverings - BUR- Section C RenewalUrgent
Heating/Chilling water distribution systems - Main and Annex buildings RenewalUrgent
Interior Stair Construction - Annex building RenewalUrgent
Steam Boilers - Boiler 1 RenewalUrgent
Steam Boilers - Boiler 2 RenewalUrgent
Air Distribution, Heating & Cooling - Main building RenewalHigh
Air Handling Units - Annex building RenewalHigh
Air Handling Units - N.end, S.end (gym), S.end (classrms); Main bldg RenewalHigh
B201014 Exterior Walls - Masonry Re-pointing - Annex RenewalHigh
B203008 Exterior Doors - Hardware RenewalHigh
Branch Wiring - Main and Annex RenewalHigh
C102007 Interior Doors - Hardware - Main & Annex RenewalHigh
C103001 Fittings - Washroom Partitions - Water Closet RenewalHigh
C103002 Fittings - Washroom Accessories RenewalHigh
C302002 Floor Finishes - Terrazzo - Localized Deficiencies RenewalHigh
C302004 Floor Finishes - Vinyl Tile RenewalHigh
Ceiling Finishes - Main building - Acoustic Tiles RenewalHigh
Controls and Instrumentation - Pneumatic RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Electric Hot Water Heater - #1 RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Electric Hot Water Heater - #2 RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Plumbing Piping System - Main and Annex RenewalHigh
Exhaust Systems - Exhaust fans - Main and Annex Buildings RenewalHigh
Exterior Doors - Annex and Main building - Metal and Wood RenewalHigh
Exterior Walls - Main building - Localized Deficiencies RenewalHigh
Exterior Windows - AnnexHigh
Exterior Windows - Main building 5% of windows RenewalHigh
Fittings - Millwork - Main and Annex RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Carpet RenewalHigh
G204001 Fencing and Gates - Chain Link Fence RenewalHigh
G204071 Playing Fields - Unpaved RenewalHigh
G204072 Playing Fields - Asphalt School Playground RenewalHigh
Gas Supply System RenewalHigh
Interior Doors - Annex - Wood and Metal RenewalHigh
Interior Doors - Main building - Wood Shutters and Metal Frames RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - Exterior Lights - Main and Annex - High Pressure Sodium RenewalHigh
Perimeter Heating - Terminal Units RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Bradley Basins RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Lavatories RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Urinals RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Water Closets RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Water Fountains RenewalHigh
Site Civil/Mechanical Utilities - Main and Annex RenewalHigh
Site Utilities - StudyHigh
Storm System - StudyHigh
Stormwater Management RenewalHigh
Structural Frame - Main building - Localized Deficiencies RenewalHigh
Wall Finishes - Painted - Main and Annex RenewalHigh
C1010 Partitions - Main Building - Localized Deficiencies RenewalMedium
Ceiling Finishes - Annex - Lathe and Plaster RenewalMedium
Domestic Water Distribution - Electric Hot Water Heater - Annex RenewalMedium

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