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Funding Needs

The Reality of Losing 5B (Bond)

Unfortunately, we fell short last November and 5B, our Bond measure, did not pass. We are working to tackle the challenge of how to invest capital maintenance for buildings to make sure we are able to provide safe, adequate, and comfortable learning environments for our students and staff.

Did You Know?

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A new school costs about $60M.

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Every school in Douglas County was built as a result of a bond initiative.

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DCSD has only passed one bond in 18 years.

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DCSD has 111 buildings across the district.

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District buildings require $35M in capital maintenance each year.