School Improvement Bonds

Message from Superintendent, Mr. Shane McCord

Dear GPS community,

While we continue to build on over a century of unparalleled academic excellence, it remains our honor to serve you and our community. To that end, we are dedicated to providing premier educational opportunities for every student, in the most fiscally responsible way.

Thank you for your support of the important work that takes place in our schools every day. Together we support our children to learn and grow. Together we build the leaders, problem solvers, innovators, creators, and citizens of the future.

This report provides an update on how phase one of the voter-approved bond funds are positively impacting our community and our children.

Thank you for your continued support.

Bond Improvement Highlights & Updates – PHASE ONE BY THE NUMBERS

$13.5 million spent on technical upgrades at all our schools:

  • 1:1 student Chromebooks
  • Teacher laptop refresh
  • Elementary office staff equipment
  • Network infrastructure improvements

$10.5 million spent on safety, mechanical and structural improvements at all our schools:

  • Intercoms, fire alarms, safety doors Energy management systems
  • Building renovations and upgrades
  • Parking lot upgrades

$8.1 million spent on new school buses:

  • 40 full size school buses
  • 13 Special Needs buses
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