• What happens if the bond election fails?

    • Continue to add double classroom portables and/or
    • Add on to the existing school buildings and/or
    • Close school boundaries for school choice and/or
    • Students housed in the middle school and high school will be on a traditional schedule with additional portable classrooms, or additions to the school facilities being added as needed and/or
    • Evaluate year-round K-6 four-track school schedule to start in July 2016
      • Each track has approximately 45 days of school in session and 15 days off on a school schedule that is rotated with track changes throughout the year.
      • 3 of the 4 tracks are in session at a time, allowing one fourth of the students to be “off-track”, and not in school.
      • Year-round school would allow a facility to handle 25% more students in a given school year.
      • All tracks have a brief break (3 weeks in July) and other traditional holidays.
      • Families who have children in elementary and secondary schools in the school district may have their children on different school schedules.
      • There are additional maintenance and operation costs associated with 4-track year-round schools. It is anticipated that an additional $765,000 is needed for those changes to cover salary, benefit, and utility increases.
      • A Truth in Taxation Hearing would be held August, 2016 to discuss a proposed tax increase of $10.29 annually per $100,000 of assessed value in a primary residence. Commercial real estate and second home owners would pay $18.71 annually per $100,000 of assessed value.