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Table 217.15. Percentage of public schools with plans for major repair, renovation, or replacement of building systems or features in the next 2 years and percentage distribution of schools with such plans, by selected school characteristics, type of system or feature, and main reason for the plans: 2012-13
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Type of system or feature and main reason for major repair, renovation, or replacement plans All public schools Instructional level Community type Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-priced lunch
Elementary Secondary Combined City Suburban Town Rural Less than 35 percent 35 to 49 percent 50 to 74 percent 75 percent or more
1 2 3     4 5 6 7     8 9 10 11 12 13
Roofs--percent of schools with plans 19   (1.1) 17   (1.3) 25   (1.8) 25   (6.8) 19   (2.1) 19   (2.0) 20   (3.0) 19   (1.9) 22   (1.8) 18   (2.4) 17   (2.0) 18   (2.3)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 39   (3.1) 38   (3.9) 41   (4.4) 31 ! (14.2) 35   (6.0) 40   (5.6) 50   (10.0) 35   (5.3) 33   (4.5) 45   (7.5) 40   (5.8) 42   (7.1)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 9   (1.7) 8   (2.1) 9   (2.6) 30 ! (15.1) 6 ! (2.9) 8 ! (3.0)   (†) 13 ! (4.1) 6 ! (2.2)   (†) 8 ! (3.2) 17 ! (5.4)
Replacement cycle 46   (3.1) 47   (4.2) 45   (4.7) 38 ! (12.3) 50   (5.9) 46   (5.3) 36   (9.0) 49   (5.8) 55   (5.0) 46   (7.6) 49   (5.4) 30   (6.5)
Other reason 6   (1.5) 7 ! (2.2) 5 ! (1.7) #   (†) 8 ! (3.7)   (†)   (†)   (†) 7 ! (2.9)   (†)   (†) 11 ! (4.9)
                                                                         
Framing, floors, foundations--percent of schools with                                                                        
plans 7   (0.7) 5   (0.9) 8   (1.4) 22 ! (6.8) 7   (1.2) 7   (1.3) 7   (2.0) 5   (1.1) 6   (1.1) 5   (1.3) 6   (1.4) 8   (1.6)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 41   (4.9) 40   (6.2) 42   (7.1) 48 ! (19.9) 37   (9.4) 38   (9.9) 53   (15.6) 41   (11.6) 27 ! (8.1) 58   (12.6) 37 ! (11.3) 51   (9.8)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 16   (3.8) 12 ! (4.7) 17 ! (6.6) 43 ! (18.9) 19 ! (8.9) 14 ! (6.8) 20 ! (9.6)   (†) 15 ! (6.7)   (†) 21 ! (9.0)   (†)
Replacement cycle 27   (4.5) 30   (6.0) 26   (6.9)   (†) 27   (7.5) 23 ! (9.4)   (†) 32 ! (10.6) 38   (9.7)   (†) 33 ! (11.0) 17 ! (7.5)
Other reason 16   (3.9) 19 ! (5.7) 15 ! (7.1) #   (†) 16 ! (7.4) 24 ! (9.1)   (†)   (†) 20 ! (8.9)   (†)   (†) 16 ! (7.5)
                                                                         
Exterior walls, finishes--percent of schools with plans 9   (0.7) 8   (0.9) 10   (1.3) 17 ! (6.0) 9   (1.5) 8   (1.3) 9   (1.9) 8   (1.3) 9   (1.3) 9   (1.7) 8   (1.3) 10   (1.8)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 38   (4.5) 36   (5.6) 46   (7.5)   (†) 33   (7.1) 39   (9.5) 53   (11.8) 35   (8.9) 38   (8.1) 37 ! (11.4) 46   (10.5) 31   (8.8)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 21   (3.6) 19   (4.5) 23 ! (7.1)   (†) 20 ! (7.0) 17 ! (6.6) 18 ! (7.3) 26 ! (8.5) 14 ! (5.4) 20 ! (7.7) 23 ! (9.3) 29 ! (8.8)
Replacement cycle 23   (3.7) 26   (5.1) 18   (4.9)   (†) 31   (7.7) 25 ! (7.7)   (†) 23 ! (8.1) 32   (8.1) 18 ! (8.8) 21 ! (7.6) 19 ! (8.0)
Other reason 18   (3.9) 20   (5.2) 14 ! (5.9)   (†) 16 ! (7.3) 19 ! (8.1) 24 ! (11.5) 15 ! (6.6) 16 ! (7.4) 25 ! (10.5)   (†) 20 ! (8.3)
                                                                         
Windows, doors--percent of schools with plans 15   (0.9) 13   (1.1) 21   (2.1) 21 ! (6.7) 15   (2.1) 14   (1.8) 18   (2.7) 16   (1.8) 15   (1.8) 15   (2.2) 15   (1.9) 16   (2.2)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 30   (3.4) 29   (4.5) 31   (4.8) 40 ! (16.8) 24   (5.4) 30   (7.0) 40   (9.6) 31   (6.3) 28   (6.2) 27   (7.7) 37   (7.5) 30   (6.4)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 43   (3.9) 41   (4.7) 45   (6.1) 60   (16.8) 34   (6.7) 36   (7.2) 43   (9.8) 54   (7.1) 39   (6.9) 52   (9.2) 46   (7.3) 36   (8.0)
Replacement cycle 17   (2.6) 19   (3.4) 14   (3.8) #   (†) 31   (6.7) 21   (5.8)   (†) 10 ! (3.9) 20   (4.9) 12 ! (5.5) 13 ! (4.4) 22 ! (6.6)
Other reason 10   (2.3) 11   (2.9) 10 ! (3.3) #   (†) 11 ! (5.1) 13 ! (4.8) 14 ! (6.3)   (†) 13 ! (4.8)   (†)   (†) 12 ! (4.9)
                                                                         
Interior finishes, trim--percent of schools with plans 12   (0.8) 11   (1.0) 13   (1.5) 25   (6.8) 13   (1.7) 13   (1.6) 12   (2.3) 11   (1.3) 14   (1.6) 9   (1.7) 11   (1.7) 12   (1.9)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 19   (3.1) 17   (3.7) 27   (5.3)   (†) 19   (5.5) 20 ! (6.1) 32 ! (11.5) 13 ! (5.7) 17 ! (5.4) 16 ! (6.2) 27   (7.0) 16 ! (5.8)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 20   (3.2) 17   (3.7) 24   (6.2) 33 ! (16.4) 18   (5.4) 17 ! (5.2) 33 ! (10.9) 19 ! (6.2) 14 ! (4.8)   (†) 20   (5.7) 31   (8.0)
Replacement cycle 44   (3.9) 48   (5.1) 31   (5.1) 49 ! (15.3) 45   (7.6) 46   (6.9) 30 ! (10.8) 47   (7.7) 50   (6.9) 44   (9.0) 39   (7.8) 39   (9.0)
Other reason 17   (3.0) 18   (4.0) 19 ! (5.7) #   (†) 18 ! (6.5) 18 ! (5.7)   (†) 22   (6.2) 19 ! (5.9) 26 ! (8.4) 13 ! (5.8) 14 ! (5.7)
                                                                         
Plumbing/lavatories--percent of schools with plans 13   (1.0) 12   (1.2) 17   (1.8) 28   (7.2) 15   (2.0) 13   (1.9) 16   (2.4) 11   (1.5) 13   (1.8) 13   (2.0) 13   (1.7) 13   (2.2)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 25   (3.7) 25   (4.6) 21   (3.8) 46 ! (16.6) 29   (7.0) 22   (6.1) 26 ! (7.9) 24   (7.2) 26   (7.4) 29   (8.6) 27   (6.1) 20 ! (6.5)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 35   (3.8) 32   (4.7) 41   (5.9) 44 ! (15.0) 27   (6.4) 33   (6.9) 49   (9.6) 39   (7.7) 24   (5.7) 29   (8.0) 47   (7.6) 42   (7.6)
Replacement cycle 26   (3.1) 28   (4.4) 25   (5.0)   (†) 34   (6.7) 22   (4.8) 19 ! (7.7) 27   (6.5) 29   (5.8) 25 ! (7.6) 23   (6.3) 28   (7.3)
Other reason 13   (2.5) 14   (3.5) 13 ! (4.1) #   (†) 10 ! (4.5) 24   (5.6)   (†) 10 ! (4.8) 22   (5.5) 16 ! (6.6)   (†) 10 ! (4.9)
                                                                         
Heating system--percent of schools with plans 16   (1.1) 14   (1.2) 21   (2.1) 29   (6.8) 15   (2.0) 17   (1.9) 15   (2.5) 16   (1.8) 18   (1.7) 15   (2.0) 16   (1.9) 15   (2.2)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 26   (2.9) 23   (3.7) 31   (4.7) 33 ! (14.0) 24   (6.1) 24   (6.0) 32   (8.8) 27   (6.0) 23   (5.3) 31   (8.1) 23   (5.3) 30   (7.6)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 41   (3.1) 34   (3.7) 54   (5.4) 54   (14.1) 34   (6.8) 37   (5.4) 38   (9.6) 51   (6.8) 31   (5.0) 38   (8.1) 53   (6.8) 45   (7.6)
Replacement cycle 27   (2.9) 35   (4.0) 13 ! (4.4)   (†) 35   (6.5) 31   (6.0) 23 ! (8.4) 20   (5.1) 38   (5.4) 30   (7.9) 20   (5.5) 17 ! (6.4)
Other reason 6   (1.7) 8 ! (2.7)   (†) #   (†)   (†) 8 ! (3.5)   (†)   (†) 8 ! (3.8)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                         
Air conditioning system--percent of schools with plans 16   (1.1) 14   (1.3) 22   (2.2) 17 ! (5.2) 18   (2.4) 16   (2.0) 14   (2.7) 16   (1.9) 14   (1.7) 18   (2.6) 17   (2.3) 16   (2.5)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 28   (3.5) 26   (4.4) 34   (4.9)   (†) 25   (6.2) 29   (6.7) 31 ! (10.4) 30   (6.4) 28   (6.0) 31   (7.9) 22   (6.2) 34   (7.7)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 44   (3.5) 39   (4.6) 52   (5.0) 57 ! (19.0) 44   (7.4) 43   (5.7) 39   (11.1) 46   (7.1) 36   (5.9) 44   (8.0) 54   (6.4) 40   (7.5)
Replacement cycle 23   (2.8) 29   (3.9) 11 ! (3.6)   (†) 26   (6.0) 21   (5.6) 27 ! (9.6) 20   (5.9) 31   (6.0) 19 ! (6.4) 23   (5.9) 16 ! (5.9)
Other reason 5   (1.5) 6 ! (2.2) 4 ! (1.8) #   (†)   (†) 8 ! (3.4)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 10 ! (4.4)
                                                                         
Ventilation/filtration system--percent of schools with                                                                        
plans 11   (0.8) 10   (0.9) 15   (1.7) 13 ! (4.3) 11   (1.6) 11   (1.6) 11   (2.6) 11   (1.5) 13   (1.4) 11   (1.9) 11   (1.5) 9   (1.7)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 31   (4.3) 30   (5.6) 32   (5.6)   (†) 30   (7.4) 26   (7.5) 37 ! (13.5) 33   (7.3) 27   (6.5) 37   (10.8) 26   (7.4) 38   (10.7)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 38   (4.3) 30   (5.3) 55   (6.1) 41 ! (19.2) 39   (8.4) 39   (7.2) 28 ! (10.5) 41   (7.8) 33   (6.1) 36   (10.0) 49   (8.3) 35   (10.1)
Replacement cycle 23   (3.4) 29   (5.0) 8 ! (3.0)   (†) 19 ! (5.7) 24   (7.0) 32 ! (11.6) 22   (6.4) 30   (6.7) 25 ! (8.8) 22 ! (6.8)   (†)
Other reason 8   (2.4) 10 ! (3.5) 5 ! (2.4) #   (†)   (†) 11 ! (4.9)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 18 ! (7.3)
                                                                         
Electrical system--percent of schools with plans 9   (0.8) 9   (0.9) 10   (1.4) 17 ! (6.1) 11   (1.5) 10   (1.6) 9   (2.1) 8   (1.4) 11   (1.5) 8   (1.6) 8   (1.3) 10   (1.7)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 28   (4.0) 28   (5.0) 27   (5.8)   (†) 31   (8.2) 32   (7.6) 25 ! (12.3) 21 ! (8.4) 23   (6.2) 46   (12.9) 24 ! (8.2) 28 ! (8.3)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 37   (4.5) 31   (6.0) 51   (7.7) 52 ! (19.2) 29   (7.1) 35   (8.5) 42 ! (13.5) 45   (9.7) 37   (7.4) 29 ! (11.1) 42   (9.6) 38   (9.4)
Replacement cycle 22   (3.5) 26   (4.9) 11 ! (4.5)   (†) 33   (8.3) 16 ! (5.7) 19 ! (9.2) 18 ! (7.5) 32   (7.0)   (†) 23 ! (7.5) 15 ! (7.5)
Other reason 13   (3.2) 15   (4.2) 11 ! (5.4) #   (†)   (†) 17 ! (6.2)   (†) 15 ! (7.0)   (†)   (†)   (†) 19 ! (7.7)
                                                                         
Interior lighting--percent of schools with plans 13   (0.9) 13   (1.1) 13   (1.4) 18 ! (6.5) 14   (1.9) 14   (1.7) 10   (2.3) 12   (1.6) 15   (1.6) 10   (1.9) 13   (1.7) 12   (2.1)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 12   (2.6) 13   (3.4) 11 ! (3.8)   (†) 12 ! (4.5) 12 ! (5.3) 22 ! (9.5)   (†) 11 ! (4.4)   (†) 13 ! (5.4) 19 ! (6.5)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 70   (3.9) 68   (4.9) 74   (5.6) 73   (17.7) 66   (7.2) 67   (7.4) 62   (11.2) 78   (6.1) 65   (7.1) 78   (8.6) 78   (5.9) 60   (8.4)
Replacement cycle 9   (2.0) 10   (2.6) 6 ! (2.8)   (†) 13 ! (5.5) 8 ! (3.4)   (†) 8 ! (3.5) 13 ! (4.3)   (†) 7 ! (3.2)   (†)
Other reason 9   (2.3) 10 ! (2.9)   (†) #   (†)   (†) 13 ! (4.9)   (†)   (†) 10 ! (4.6)   (†)   (†) 11 ! (5.4)
                                                                         
Exterior lighting--percent of schools with plans 10   (0.8) 9   (1.0) 10   (1.3) 18 ! (6.0) 9   (1.5) 10   (1.5) 9   (2.1) 10   (1.6) 12   (1.6) 8   (1.7) 7   (1.2) 10   (1.8)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 19   (3.5) 20   (4.6) 19 ! (5.8)   (†) 12 ! (5.2) 14 ! (6.3) 39 ! (14.2) 22 ! (7.2) 13 ! (5.5)   (†) 29 ! (9.9) 21 ! (8.1)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 56   (4.7) 53   (5.9) 62   (6.9) 73   (17.2) 50   (9.2) 67   (8.8) 47   (13.9) 56   (8.5) 57   (7.8) 66   (10.9) 48   (10.2) 56   (10.2)
Replacement cycle 14   (3.0) 15   (3.9) 10 ! (3.9)   (†) 27 ! (8.6)   (†)   (†) 15 ! (6.2) 17 ! (5.1)   (†) 17 ! (7.5)   (†)
Other reason 11   (3.2) 12 ! (3.8)   (†) #   (†)   (†) 14 ! (6.1)   (†)   (†) 13 ! (5.7)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                                         
Energy management system--percent of schools with plans 14   (0.9) 13   (1.2) 16   (1.9) 34   (7.9) 13   (2.0) 14   (1.9) 17   (2.9) 15   (1.9) 17   (1.9) 12   (2.0) 14   (1.9) 14   (2.0)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 14   (2.4) 13   (3.2) 15   (4.1)   (†) 19 ! (5.9)   (†) 21 ! (7.9) 11 ! (4.2) 16   (4.4)   (†) 16 ! (5.7) 11 ! (5.2)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 65   (3.6) 64   (4.5) 66   (6.0) 68   (14.8) 59   (8.7) 63   (7.3) 64   (10.3) 71   (5.6) 58   (6.8) 68   (8.4) 72   (6.3) 67   (8.4)
Replacement cycle 14   (2.7) 16   (3.5) 9 ! (4.3)   (†) 13 ! (5.6) 16 ! (6.2) 13 ! (5.1) 14 ! (5.0) 20   (5.8) 15 ! (6.7) 8 ! (3.4)   (†)
Other reason 7   (2.0) 7 ! (2.6) 9 ! (4.1) #   (†)   (†) 12 ! (4.8)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 11 ! (5.3)
                                                                         
Life safety features1 --percent of schools with plans 12   (0.8) 11   (1.0) 12   (1.5) 16 ! (5.8) 11   (1.6) 13   (1.8) 16   (2.7) 10   (1.5) 13   (1.8) 12   (2.0) 11   (1.8) 9   (1.7)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 24   (3.7) 23   (4.4) 23   (5.8)   (†) 22 ! (7.5) 30   (7.8) 21 ! (7.7) 21 ! (6.6) 26   (6.2) 36   (9.4) 20 ! (6.3) 12 ! (4.7)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 37   (4.2) 34   (4.9) 41   (6.9) 60 ! (22.4) 42   (8.3) 33   (7.6) 40   (8.5) 35   (8.1) 31   (6.9) 29   (7.9) 41   (8.2) 51   (9.6)
Replacement cycle 21   (3.0) 22   (4.0) 19   (4.9)   (†) 24 ! (7.5) 19 ! (6.6) 24 ! (8.7) 18 ! (6.0) 23   (6.0) 17 ! (6.2) 20 ! (6.2) 20 ! (8.6)
Other reason 19   (3.5) 21   (4.2) 16 ! (5.5) #   (†)   (†) 19 ! (5.8) 16 ! (6.7) 26 ! (8.2) 19 ! (6.0) 19 ! (8.1) 19 ! (6.7) 17 ! (7.2)
                                                                         
Security systems--percent of schools with plans 21   (1.2) 20   (1.5) 20   (1.9) 32   (7.4) 16   (2.1) 19   (2.0) 24   (3.1) 24   (2.2) 23   (2.2) 19   (2.7) 21   (2.2) 17   (2.3)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 22   (2.8) 22   (3.5) 25   (4.4)   (†) 19 ! (5.7) 16   (4.7) 33   (7.5) 24   (4.6) 17   (3.8) 33   (7.7) 22   (4.9) 21   (6.1)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 46   (3.0) 44   (3.7) 50   (5.5) 67   (12.3) 43   (7.2) 53   (6.2) 51   (7.6) 41   (5.3) 48   (5.2) 36   (7.2) 48   (5.7) 48   (8.0)
Replacement cycle 9   (1.8) 10   (2.3) 10 ! (3.1) #   (†) 14 ! (5.1) 8 ! (2.5)   (†) 9 ! (3.1) 13   (3.6)   (†) 7 ! (3.0)   (†)
Other reason 22   (3.0) 25   (3.9) 15   (4.3)   (†) 24   (6.9) 22   (5.5) 9 ! (4.2) 26   (4.8) 21   (4.7) 25   (6.9) 22   (4.8) 22   (6.6)
                                                                         
Internal communication systems--percent of schools with                                                                        
plans 14   (1.0) 13   (1.2) 16   (2.1) 23 ! (7.0) 13   (2.0) 13   (1.7) 16   (2.6) 14   (1.7) 15   (1.8) 12   (2.1) 14   (1.8) 14   (2.5)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 24   (3.3) 21   (4.2) 28   (5.5) 37 ! (18.4) 24   (6.4) 19 ! (5.9) 17 ! (6.7) 30   (6.2) 21   (5.2) 31   (8.0) 23   (6.3) 24   (7.0)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 43   (3.5) 39   (4.7) 49   (6.9) 63   (18.4) 41   (7.3) 50   (8.1) 42   (9.1) 39   (7.0) 43   (6.3) 47   (9.5) 39   (7.5) 44   (7.1)
Replacement cycle 21   (3.1) 25   (4.2) 12 ! (3.8) #   (†) 21   (6.4) 15 ! (5.2) 34   (9.3) 19 ! (5.7) 25   (6.2)   (†) 22   (6.5) 19 ! (6.3)
Other reason 13   (2.7) 15   (3.5) 11 ! (4.6) #   (†) 14 ! (6.2) 16 ! (5.7)   (†) 12 ! (4.8) 12 ! (4.8)   (†) 16 ! (5.3) 13 ! (5.5)
                                                                         
Technology infrastructure--percent of schools with plans 20   (1.0) 19   (1.2) 23   (2.2) 33   (7.4) 17   (2.1) 20   (2.1) 23   (2.8) 21   (2.0) 23   (2.0) 20   (2.6) 18   (2.1) 19   (2.6)
Percentage distribution by main reason for the plans 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†) 100   (†)
Functional problem in existing system or feature 17   (2.4) 16   (3.0) 19   (4.1)   (†) 16 ! (5.0) 11 ! (4.1) 16 ! (5.6) 22   (4.7) 14   (3.8) 17 ! (5.9) 16   (4.6) 23   (5.3)
Improve operational or energy efficiency 51   (3.3) 46   (4.2) 59   (5.0) 71   (14.0) 53   (6.5) 51   (6.5) 65   (7.3) 44   (5.3) 44   (4.9) 53   (7.3) 59   (6.6) 51   (6.5)
Replacement cycle 21   (2.6) 25   (3.4) 14   (3.4)   (†) 21   (5.5) 21   (4.5) 10 ! (4.6) 26   (5.1) 28   (5.1) 19 ! (6.0) 19   (5.4) 15 ! (4.8)
Other reason 11   (2.0) 13   (2.7) 8 ! (2.9) #   (†) 9 ! (4.3) 17   (4.5)   (†) 8 ! (3.6) 13   (3.7) 11 ! (4.5) 6 ! (2.9) 12 ! (4.8)
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
1 Life safety features include sprinklers, fire alarms, and smoke detectors.
NOTE: Percentage of schools with major repair, renovation, or replacement plans is based on schools having the specified building system or feature. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), "Condition of Public School Facilities: 2012-13," FRSS 105, 2013. (This table was prepared April 2014.)

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