About the Bond

It has been nearly 12 years since the passage of the last bond measure in the Forest Grove School District. In that time, the number of students in our classrooms has increased, safety and security concerns have changed, and basic systems like electrical, heating, plumbing and roofs are aging and do not function as designed in some schools. In addition, our district is making targeted investments to ensure our students have expanded student opportunities that meet our community's needs such as career and technical education and early childhood education.

Our school district works hard to provide an excellent education for every student. Unfortunately, many of our school buildings need help including repairs to basic building systems past their usable life, better spaces to learn and grow, and critical safety, security, and health improvements.

The Forest Grove School Bond is a necessary investment in our future that , if passed, would make improvements to every school in the district.

What would the Forest Grove Proposed School Bond do specifically if passed?


Address safety and security

  • Secure entrances, alarms, cameras 
  • New secure entry vestibule at Neil Armstrong Middle School 
  • Fire safety improvements 
  • Seismic upgrades 

Repair & Update Aging School Buildings 

  • Electrical, roofing, flooring, lighting, plumbing 
  • New HVAC to improve air quality
  • Expand PE spaces to meet state requirements

Provide Early Childhood Education

  • Provide one Pre-K classroom at every elementary school.

Expand Hands-On Learning & Student Opportunities

  • District-wide technology upgrades
  • Expand career and technical / vocational education spaces
  • Expand PE spaces to meet state requirements 

Replace Cornelius Elementary

  • Replace Cornelius Elementary, built in 1945. Replace with a modern school.