If passed, the proposed bond measure would:
Address Safety and Security Projects
The proposed bond measure, if passed, would fund safety and security projects in Forest Grove schools like secure entrances, alarms, fire safety improvements, and security cameras. If passed, the proposed measure would fund a new secure entry vestibule at Neil Armstrong Elementary School and seismic upgrades.
Update and Repair Aging Schools
The average age of a school in the Forest Grove School District is 45 years. Some schools are over 75 years old that have aging electrical, roofing, heating, and plumbing systems that are past their usable life. If passed, the proposed measure would fund new HVAC systems, plumbing, lighting, and electrical systems to help reduce costs and provide district-wide energy efficiencies.
Early Childhood Education
The proposed measure, if passed, would fund the construction of one pre-kindergarten classroom at every elementary school.
Expand Opportunities for Our Students
The proposed bond measure would fund upgrades to technology district-wide technology upgrades. If passed, the bond would fund the expansion of career and technical /vocational education spaces. The proposed bond measure, if passed, would fund new Physical Education spaces at some schools to meet new state requirements.
Replace Cornelius Elementary School
If passed, the proposed bond measure would replace Cornelius Elementary School built in 1946, with a modern school.