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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.
62.37 %

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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 Tank RenewalUrgent
Auxiliary Equipment - Primary & Inline HVAC Pumps RenewalUrgent
Fencing & Gates - Wooden Stairs RenewalUrgent
Interior Stair Construction - Original Building RenewalUrgent
Roof Coverings - Section A,B,C,F RenewalUrgent
Study - D503001 - Fire Alarm SystemUrgent
Air Handling Units - AHU HTG Gym RenewalHigh
Air Handling Units -AHU HTG Class RenewalHigh
Ceiling Finishes - Paint RenewalHigh
Controls & Instrumentation - Complete System - BAS RenewalHigh
Domestic Water Distribution - Backflow Preventer RenewalHigh
Exterior Doors & Hardware RenewalHigh
Exterior Walls - Localized Deficiencies RenewalHigh
Exterior Windows - Metal Frame Single Glazing RenewalHigh
Fencing & Gates - Painted Steel Fencing RenewalHigh
Fencing & Gates - Perimeter & Parking Area Chain Link Fence RenewalHigh
Fittings - Lockers RenewalHigh
Fittings - Millwork RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Carpet RenewalHigh
Floor Finishes - Vinyl Tile RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - Emergency RenewalHigh
Lighting Equipment - Exterior RenewalHigh
Main Switchboards - Federal Pioneer RenewalHigh
Parking Lots - Asphalt RenewalHigh
Pedestrian Paving - Asphalt Paved Pedestrian Walkway RenewalHigh
Plumbing Fixtures - Bradley Sinks RenewalHigh
Roadways - Asphalt RenewalHigh
Security Systems - Original Building RenewalHigh
Structural Frame - Localized Deficiencies RenewalHigh
Study [Structural Frame - Localized Deficiencies]High
Wall Finishes - Paint RenewalHigh
Branch Wiring - Original Building RenewalMedium
Ceiling Finishes - Suspended Acoustic Tile RenewalMedium
Domestic Water Distribution - Plumbing Piping System RenewalMedium
Fittings - Washroom Partitions RenewalMedium
Floor Finishes - Hardwood - Gymnasium and Stage RenewalMedium
Interior Doors & Hardware RenewalMedium
Major Repair [Partitions - Localized Deficiencies]Medium
Other Communications & Alarm Systems RenewalMedium
Other Special Systems and Devices - Sawdust Collector RenewalMedium
Partitions - Gym - Wood Folding Partition RenewalMedium
Partitions - Library - Folding Acordion RenewalMedium
Stormwater Management - Drainage System RenewalMedium
Study [Branch Wiring - Original Building]Medium
Exhaust Systems RenewalLow
Other Cooling Generating Systems - A/C COND Units 1 & 2 RenewalLow
Rain Water Drainage - Sump Pump RenewalLow
Sanitary Waste - Drainage System RenewalLow
Slab on Grade RenewalLow

Our Mission
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
a democratic and sustainable society.
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