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  • 1. Meeting Growing Needs

2. GROWING ENROLLMENTS PRESENT BIG CHALLENGES

  • Puyallup is the ninth largest district in Washington
  • 21,500 students and growing

3. 2004 SCHOOL BONDPROJECTS

  • Constructed Glacier View Junior High and rebuilt Aylen and Kalles junior high schools
  • Built Carson and Edgerton elementary schools
  • Provided for a classroom wing at Puyallup High School East Campus, Phase 1

4. 2004 SCHOOL BONDPROJECTS

  • Relocated Information Technology Center/ added South Hill Transportation Satellite
  • Provided computers for students and staff
  • Remodeled portions of schools and classrooms
  • Completed infrastructure and lifecycle projects

5. 2009 SCHOOL BONDAND CAPITAL LEVY

  • Schools are continuingto grow and change
  • Enrollments are outpacing classroom capacity
  • Aging schools arein need of replacement
  • Outdated technology must be upgraded

6. 2009 SCHOOL BOND PROJECTS

  • Eight Projects Total
  • Timeline: Five Years
  • Construction projects include:
    • - One new elementary school
    • - Three rebuilt elementary schools
    • - Major additions at three high schools
    • - Upgrades to seven elementary lunch areas

7.

  • Six Projects Total
  • Timeline: Six Years

2009 CAPITAL LEVY PROJECTS

  • Projects list:
    • - Increased computer bandwidth
    • - Student and staff computer replacements
    • - Bus rider check-in and GPS routing systems
    • - Seismic upgrades
    • - Accessibility improvements
    • - Building lifecycle improvements

8. 2009 SCHOOL BOND CAPITAL PROJECTS 9. NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • 750-student elementary school near 144 thStreet East and 80 thAvenue East
  • Eases overcrowding at neighboring schools
  • Ready for 2012-2013 school year

10. REPLACE FIRGROVE ELEMENTARY

  • 550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety
  • Outdated school needs improved student learning upgrades
  • Ready for 2012-13 school year

11. REPLACE SPINNING ELEMENTARY

  • 550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety
  • Old building needs technology improvements
  • Ready for 2013-2014 school year

12. REPLACE WALLER ROAD ELEMENTARY

  • 550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety
  • Outdated school needs modern classroom improvements
  • Ready for 2013-2014 school year

13. EMERALD RIDGE HIGH CLASSROOMS

  • 400-student classroom addition
  • Major remodel of the commons, library and science areas
  • Ready for 2011-12 school year

14. PUYALLUP HIGH PHASE TWO

  • 200-student classroom addition
  • Includes general classrooms, arts, and science lab space
  • Ready for 2011-12 school year

15. ROGERS HIGH EXPANSION

  • Practice gymnasium and performing arts equipment storage
  • Ready for 2012-13 school year

16. UPGRADE LUNCH SERVICE AREAS

  • Create dedicated food service space at Fruitland, Karshner, Mt. View, Northwood, Pope, Ridgecrest, and Sunrise elementary schools
  • Eliminate need to serve meals in temporary spaces such as libraries and hallways

17. 2009 CAPITAL LEVY PROJECTS 18. REPLACE AGING COMPUTERS

  • Replace outdated computers for students and staff
  • Increase capacity to meet advanced technology requirements

19. DISTRICTWIDE COMPUTER BANDWIDTH UPGRADE

  • Significantly increase amount of computer data that can be shared at one time
  • Meet ever-increasing technology demands

20. DISTRICTWIDE COMPUTER BANDWIDTH UPGRADE

  • Create districtwide connected library system
  • Improve efficiency and reduce costs

21. SCHOOL BUS RIDER CHECK-IN AND GPS ROUTING SYSTEM

  • Create student check-in system to improve safety and security
  • Install Global Positioning System (GPS) devices on all buses
  • Use route analysis software to improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs

22. LIFECYCLE, ACCESSIBILITY, AND SEISMIC IMPROVEMENTS

  • Upgrade roofs, heating and cooling systems, flooring, plumbing, and fields at several schools
  • Improve wheelchair access to parking lots, buildings, and fields throughout the district
  • Improve the ability of buildings to absorb the effects of earthquakes

23. WHAT IS THE COST?

  • $2.45 per $1,000 of assessed valuation
  • Increase of 58 cents over the 2008 tax rate

24. OVERSIGHT & PARTNERSHIP

  • Bond Oversight Committee helps District assure funds are spent wisely
  • District and community are partners in meeting growing needs

BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE 25. CONTINUEDPARTNERSHIP

  • Look ahead to future needs
  • Community continues to grow

26. YOUR INVOLVEMENT IS CRITICAL

  • Stay informed about capital projects andfuture needs
  • Join in celebrationsas new facilitiesare completed
  • Work with us to meet future challenges together

27. SCHOOL BOND AND CAPITAL LEVY ELECTION

  • March 10, 2009
  • Register to vote

28. Visit online at:www.puyallup.k12.wa.us For More Information Call (253) 841-8703