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Here are the details of the 2016 voter-approved Bond & Override.

 

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​1. Sell $229 million in bonds to replace some schools too costly to repair and upgrade other schools.

(No tax rate impact)

2. Raise up to $8.5 million for seven years through a capital override to provide equipment to all schools.

(Tax increase for the average homeowner only $5 per month)

The Plan (in a nutshell)

​• Founded 1896

• 30 schools (1 online)

• 24,000+ students

• 3,000 employees

• 90% graduation rate

• 92% of graduates go on to college

• Class of ‘16 earned $55.6 million in scholarships

• Nationally ranked schools

• Award-winning academics, arts and athletics

The Scottsdale Unified School district has earned our community’s admiration through hard work and dedication to student achievement.   

Award-Winning Schools​

You guessed it… It’s about our children. We are asking you to give our students a chance to compete in a world that prizes quality education.  

What's this about?

What's this about?

Bond

Override

Chaparral

Learning Community

 

Desert Mountain

Learning Community

Saguaro

Learning Community

Arcadia

Learning Community

Coronado

Learning Community

Your SUSD Bond & Override Information

   Your SUSD Bond & Override Information
What's this about?

You guessed it… It’s about our children. We are asking you to give our students a chance to compete in a world that prizes quality education.

Award-winning Schools

The Scottsdale Unified School district has earned our community’s admirations through hard work and dedication to student achievement.

The Plan – in a nutshell

Sell $229 million in bonds to replace schools too costly to repair and upgrade other schools.

(No Property Tax Increase)

Raise up to $8.5 million through a capital override to provide equipment to all schools.

(Taxes increase for the average homeowner only $5 per month)

Bond

• $229 Million

• 6-year construction period

• Supports 24,000 students

• Construction based on facility study

• Rebuild old schools

• Refurbish remaining schools

• Upgrade equipment

• Improve safety

• Buy new buses

 

Tax Impact - No Increase

• Strong SUSD fiscal management

• Will absorb the $229 million bond cost into existing tax rate.

(Actual cost of bond is $28.50 per year for each $100,000 assessed valuation.)

Override

• Increase additional assistance budget (override) by $8.5 million

• For seven years starting 2017

• Provides additional funding for school classrooms

• Curriculum Materials and School Technology

• Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment

• Fine Arts, Athletics and Library Programs

• Playground Equipment and Safety Code Compliance Requirements

 

Cost

Taxes increase for the average SUSD homeowner by only $5 per month.

Chaparral Learning Community - Proposed Improvements

Chaparral High School 9-12

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing • Field Replacement • Track Replacement • Tennis Courts

Cocopah Middle School 6-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Cherokee Elementary School Toddlers-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Cochise Elementary School PK-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Copper Ridge School PK-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Sequoya Elementary School PK-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Desert Mountain Learning Community - Proposed Improvements

Desert Mountain High School 9-12

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing • Field Replacement • Track Replacement • Tennis Courts

Desert Canyon Middle School 6-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Mountainside Middle School 6-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Cheyenne Traditional School PK-8

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Anasazi Elementary School PK-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Desert Canyon Elementary School Toddlers-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Laguna Elementary School Toddlers-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Redfield Elementary School PK-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Saguaro Learning Community - Proposed Improvements

Saguaro High School 9-12

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing • Field Replacement • Track Replacement • Tennis Courts

Mohave Middle School 6-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Kiva Elementary School PK-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Navajo Elementary School PK-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Pueblo Elementary School Infants-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Arcadia Learning Community - Proposed Improvements

Arcadia High School 9-12

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing • Field Replacement • Track Replacement • Tennis Courts

Hopi Elementary School K-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Tavan Elementary School PK-5

• Classrooms • Science Labs • Gymnasium, PE/Multi-Purpose Rooms • Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Arcadia Neighborhood Learning Center PK-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Ingleside Middle School 6-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Coronado Learning Community - Proposed Improvements

Coronado High School 9-12

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing • Field Replacement • Track Replacement • Tennis Courts

Hohokam Traditional School PK-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Pima Elementary School PK-5

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Tonalea PK-8

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

Yavapai Elementary School PK-5

• Roof Replacement • Central Plant • Exterior Weatherization • Interior Finishes • Parking Lot Improvements • HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning • Repurpose Classrooms • Stage Improvements • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing

68th Street Complex

• Rebuild School • Front Office Improvements • Gate Access • Cameras • Door Hardware, Fencing