Health, Safety, and Security Projects
If the proposed measure passes, Jefferson County School District would repair or replace locks, fire panels, alarms, and security systems. Several schools have aging HVAC and air filtration systems.
The bond measure includes health, safety, and security projects for all Jefferson County School District schools. The measure funds the removal of asbestos and air quality projects in all schools with new heating and ventilation systems.
Aging School Buildings
The average age of a school in the Jefferson County School District is 54 years. Some schools are over 80 years old that have aging electrical, heating, lighting and cooling systems.
The bond measure is funding new or repaired HVAC systems and electrical systems. It will fund roofing replacements or repairs at Madras High School, JCMS, Madras Elementary, Buff Elementary and Metolius Elementary. The bond measure will include a driveway remodel project at Metolius Elementary to direct traffic flow during drop off and pickup times.
Vocational Education & Early Learning
Jefferson County School District is growing vocational education and early learning programs for students.
The bond measure will expand existing space at Madras High School by enclosing exposed outdoor learning spaces for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.
The bond measure will fund the addition of early learning classrooms at Warm Springs K-8 Academy and the Westside Building, where Bridges High School is currently located.