With the Nov. 3 election less than a month away, The Hub is breaking down how proceeds from the proposed $1.6 billion bond, which is not expected to raise tax rates, could impact each of Dallas ISD’s nine trustee districts.
Please note: All bond projects, project amounts, and program allocations are estimates, and could change in the future. This is a guide to District 4.
Click here for an interactive map detailing the proposed bond projects for District 4.
New elementary school
Proceeds from the bond are anticipated to fund the construction of a new elementary school in District 4 to serve as a relief school for Edward Titche and Annie Webb Blanton elementary schools. The school’s location is yet to be determined
56 new classrooms
Proceeds from the bond are anticipated to fund the construction of 56 new classrooms at four District 4 schools. The proposed schools are
- 12 classrooms at Central Elementary (Seagoville Feeder Pattern)
- 8 classrooms at Seagoville High School (Seagoville Feeder Pattern)
- 16 classrooms at Julius Dorsey Elementary (H. Grady Spruce Feeder Pattern)
- 20 classrooms at B.H. Macon Elementary (H. Grady Spruce Feeder Pattern)
New educational programs
Proceeds from the bond are anticipated to expand the career and technology education (CTE) at H. Grady Spruce High School.
Examples of CTE programs are:
- Culinary arts
- Information technology
- Health sciences
If the CTE program is expanded at Spruce, the district would work with the community to determine which CTE program would work best.
Proceeds from the proposed bond are anticipated to fund facility improvements at almost every school in District 4. Improvements include windows/doors, roofs, HVAC, and plumbing.
Election Day is Nov. 3
Click here to view the complete list of polling locations, when it becomes available. Early voting is Oct. 19–30. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 5.
For more information, visit http://www.dallasisd.org/bond2015.