RULE 203.00.15001  Appendix "B" to the Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership Program
RULE 203.00.15001. Appendix "B" to the Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership Program
ARKANSAS SCHOOL FACILITY MANUAL PROGRAM OF REQUIREMENTS (POR) SUMMARY AND REQUIRED SPACES
SUITABILITY ANALYSIS
ARKANSAS SCHOOL FACILITY MANUAL
PROGRAM OF REQUIREMENTS
SCHOOL SUPPORT SPACES (NOT REQUIRED)
ARKANSAS SCHOOL FACILITY MANUAL
PROGRAM OF REQUIREMENTS CAREER EDUCATION (Required for 912)
ARKANSAS SCHOOL FACILITY MANUAL
PROGRAM OF REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED SPACES NOTES
REQUIRED SPACES 

STANDARD SIZE 

Space 
Square Feet 
Notes 

ACADEMIC CORE 

EAC3 
Kindergarten Classroom 
1000 
Maximum class size 20 students 
EAC4 
Kindergarten Restroom 
45 
One per kindergarten classroom 
EAC5a 
Elem Classroom Grades 13 
850 
Maximum class size 25 students 
EAC5b 
Elem Classroom Grades 45 
850 
Maximum class size 28 students 
MAC1a 
MS Classroom Grade 6 
850 
Maximum class size 28 students. 
MAC1b 
MS Classroom Grades 78 
850 
Maximum class size 30 students. 
MCE1 
Workforce Development 
1,300 
Two required for 700 or more students. 
HAC1 
HS Classroom 
850 
Maximum class size 30 students. 
HAC2 
Science Clrm/LabGen/Physics 
1,440 
Minimum one plus one per each 500 students 
HAC3 
Science Clrm/LabChemistry 
1,440 
One per each 500 students above 1,000 students. 
HAC4 
Science Clrm/LabBiol/Life Sci 
1,440 
One minimum to 1000 students. Additional for each 500 above 1000 students. 
HAC5 
Science Prep 
300 

HAC11 
Chemical Storage 
150 
One miminum. Two above 1500 students. 
HAC12 
MultiUse Room 
1,500 

HAC13 
Instructional MultiPurpose Rm 
850 

HAC8 
Project Lab/Classroom 
1,100 
One minimum to 1000 students. Additional for each 500 above 1000 students. 
EMC1 
Reading Room/Circulation 
Computed 
10% of the student capacity multiplied by 35 SF per student. 
EMC4 
Computer Lab 
900 

M/HMC1 
Reading Room/Circulation 
Computed 
10% of the student capacity multiplied by 40 SF per student. 
MMC4 
Media Center Computer Lab 
900 

EVA1 
Art Room 
1200 
Required for 550 or more students. 
EVA3 
Art Material Storage 
80 
Required for 550 or more students. 
EAC10 
Fine Arts Instruction Room 
1,200 
Substituted for Art and Music Room in ES with less than 550 students 
EAC11 
Fine Arts Instruction Storage 
100 
Substituted for Art and Music Storage in ES with less than 550 students 
MVA1 
Art Room 
1200 

HVA1 
Art Room 
1200 
Minimum one, plus one for each 500 students 
M/HVA3 
Art Material Storage 
100 

EMU1 
Music Room 
1,200 
Required for 550 or more students. 
EMU2 
Music Storage 
100 
Required for 550 or more students. 
MMU2 
Music Storage 
100 
Required for 550 or more students. 
M/HMU1 
Instrumental Room 
1,400 
Minimum one plus additional room for more than 1000 students. 
HMU2 
Instrument Storage 
Computed 
Minimum 200 SF. Onehalf SF per student. 
MMU8 
Vocal Room 
1,200 
Required for 700 or more students 
HMU8 
Vocal Room 
1,200 
Minimum one for 500 students plus additional room for more than 2000 students. 
HMU9 
Vocal Storage 
150 
One per vocal room. 
EPE1 
PE Area 
Computed 
10 SF per student. Minimum 2,500 SF, Maximum 10,000 SF. Minimum single space size 900 SF. 
MPE1 
PE Area 
Computed 
15 SF per student. Minimum 4,000 SF, Maximum 10,000 SF. Minimum single space size 900 SF. 
HPE1 
PE Area 
Computed 
15 SF per student. Min 6,000 SF, Max 30,000 SF. Includes aux gym above 1000 students. Minimum 900 SF. 
HPE3 
Student Locker Room 
Computed 
Minimum 2 @ 400 SF. Maximum 6 @ 850 SF. 
HPE4 
Student Restroom/Shower 
Computed 
Minimum 2 @ 150 SF. Maximum 6 @ 350 SF. 
HCE 
Career Education Program One 
Varies 
Total. Minimum 8,000 SF. Maximum 23,000 SF. 15 SF/student. 
HCE 
Career Education Program Two 
Varies 

HCE 
Career Education Program Three 
Varies 

SPECIAL EDUCATION 

E/M/HSE1 
Selfcontained Classroom 
850 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
E/M/HSE2 
Workroom/Conference 
150 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
E/M/HSE3 
Restroom/Shower 
100 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
E/M/HSE4 
Special Education/Resource 
450 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
E/M/HSE5 
Speech Therapy 
475 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
E/M/HSE7 
OT/PT 
350 
Two required for 1,000 students and above. 
EGT1 
Gifted and Talented 
850 

ADMINISTRATIVE SPACES 

E/M/HAD3 
Principal's Office 
150 

E/M/HAD4 
Assistant Principal's Office 
120 
Required for 500 or more students. 
E/M/HAD11 
Guidance Counselor's Office 
120 
Minimum 1. Must maintain ratio of 1:450 
E/M/HAD15 
Health Center 
250 

PERFORMING ARTS 

HPA1 
Auditorium 
Computed 
Minimum 1500 SF. 5 SF per 912 student. 
HPA3 
Stage Area (includes wings) 
Computed 
Minimum 600 SF. 2 SF per 912 student. 
STUDENT DINING 

E/M/HSD1 
Student Dining 
Computed 
Onehalf of the student capacity multiplied by 15 SF per student. 
FOOD SERVICE 
Only one of the two kitchens is to be used  either EFS1 or EFS2  not both. 

E/M/HFS1 
Warming Kitchen 
Computed 
2 SF per student. 
E/M/HFS2 
Kitchen (total) 
Computed 
Equal to sum of areas for preparation, serving, dry food storage, cooler/freezer, and ware washing. 
E/M/HFS2a 
Preparation Area 
Computed 
Student capacity multiplied by 3.5 SF per student multiplied by 36%. 
E/M/HFS2b 
Serving Area 
Computed 
Student capacity multiplied by 3.5 SF per student multiplied by 34%. 
E/M/HFS2c 
Dry Food Storage 
Computed 
Student capacity multiplied by 3.5 SF per student multiplied by 11%. 
E/M/HFS2d 
Cooler/Freezer 
Computed 
Student capacity multiplied by 3.5 SF per student multiplied by 10%. 
E/M/HFS2e 
Ware Washing 
Computed 
Student capacity multiplied by 3.5 SF per student multiplied by 9%. 
BUILDING SERVICES 

E/M/HCU1 
Workroom 
Computed 
0.5 SF per student. Minimum 125 SF. 
E/M/HMultiSt 
Vertical Circulation 
Computed 
Vertical Circulation for MultiStory Schools 
E/M/HBS1 
Large Group Restrooms 
Computed 
Equal to the sum of the program areas, excluding building services, multiplied by 3%. 
E/M/HBS2 
Custodial Closet 
50 

E/M/HBS3 
Electrical Closet 
50 

E/M/HBS4 
Telecommunications Room 
64 

E/M/HBS5 
Corridors/Circulation 
Computed 
Equal to the sum of the program areas, excluding building services, multiplied by 20%. 
E/M/HBS6 
Mech/Elect Space/Decks 
Computed 
Equal to the sum of the program areas, excluding building services, multiplied by 5.5%. 
E/M/HBS7 
Storage Area 
150 

E/M/HBS8 
Central Storage Area 
150 

E/M/HBS9 
Loading/Receiving Area 
100 

E/M/HBS10 
Main Crossconnect 
150 
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