Addition & Removal of Portable Classrooms – APF004

Reviewed/Revised: April 2020


The Waterloo Catholic District School Board recognizes that portable classrooms are a viable method of providing pupil accommodation in response to fluctuating enrollment and as short term accommodation pending the construction of permanent classroom spaces. The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is committed to the use and maintenance of portable classrooms as safe, comfortable classroom environments to support student learning.

The purpose of this administrative procedures memorandum is:

  • to ensure a consistent process is followed when determining the need for portable classrooms;
  • to outline the factors that should be considered when locating portables on a school site; and
  • to provide school administrators with direction on the usage of portable classrooms.