Four school districts in Arizona’s always-growing Maricopa County are asking voters to approve just over $367 million for a series of school facility upgrade projects.
The Cartwright School District Number 83 is asking for a $60 million bond which will go for the repair, renovation, and improvement of school facilities across the district, including the upgrading of fire, security, and safety systems.
The Buckeye Union High School District Number 201 hopes to secure passage of just over $87.3 million in bonds to build new classroom additions, renovate its athletic facilities, and remodel existing restroom, band room, and art room spaces.
A $130 million bond for the Glendale Union High School District Number 205 will pay for a general renovation of existing school buildings, as well as some new construction.
Officials with the Roosevelt Elementary School District Number 66 hope to see the passage of $90 million in new bonds for, among other things, facilities maintenance, technology infrastructure, and overall school facility improvements.
The larger Maricopa County school system is home to a total of 59 individual school districts, serving, according to the most recent numbers, more than 700,000 students.
By Garry Boulard
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