Community-wide Investment Plan

Updated on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 2:11pm

Investing in Every Student, Every School, Every Community

Every school, including our district charter schools, will benefit from the proposed bond plan that reflects the community’s priorities.

Aging Buildings

  • Repair and replace aging building components such as heating and cooling, roofs or plumbing.
  • Renovate aging schools and the Five Star Stadium; replace or upgrade athletic fields;improve facilities for art, music and theater, repair or replace playgrounds at schools across the district.
  • Share a percentage of funding with district charter schools to address their facility needs.

Safety & Security

  • Upgrade security cameras and recorders, implement consistent emergency protocol systems at all schools, and replace handheld emergency communication system.

Classroom Needs

  • Provide every school with funding for specific instructional upgrades that meet learning needs. School leaders will engage communities in how to best utilize funds based on each school's unique needs.

Overcrowding

Educational Opportunities

  • Expand Career and Technical Education offerings such as skilled trades, technical sciences, health care, advanced manufacturing, etc.
  • Add new space for Early Childhood Education.

Technology

  • Update critical communication systems, maintain reliable internet access and enhance online learning opportunities for students at all schools.

To view your neighborhood or child's school investment plan, visit here.

Recent News

Bond projects planned for Summer 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:30am

Improvements to continue at district schools, facilities

Summer 2020 will be another busy season of bond work in the Five Star District with 20 projects planned at schools and facilities across the district.

Planned work includes critical building systems improvements including plumbing repairs and mechanical systems such as building HVAC; safety and security improvements such as replacement and installation of digital security cameras, ...

FutureForward construction trudges on through weather

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:45am

Construction remains on schedule despite cold, wet weather

Construction moved forward on the FutureForward at Washington Square construction site in February despite a prolonged spate of cold weather and moisture.

Work on concrete slab pours as well as the installation of the building roof were both slowed down in February but construction of the building remained on schedule to open for the 2020-2021 school year.

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