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Referendum Overview 2018-03-21T15:01:09+00:00

Referendum Overview

For the DeKalb County School District:

(A) The following capital outlay projects (“DeKalb Projects”) and the expenses incidental to accomplishing the DeKalb Projects including, but not limited to, implementation expenses, management expenses, and legal expenses at a total maximum cost of $600,000,000.00 (the actual amount of the proceeds to be determined by the ratio of DeKalb County School District students to Atlanta Independent School System students and City of Decatur School System students as determined by the latest FTE count prior to the referendum):


(i) Making of site, facility and technology improvements deemed necessary to improve safety and security, such as enhancing surveillance systems, fire alarms systems, fire sprinkler installation, perimeter fencing, etc. at some or all of the DCSD Schools and Facilities (as defined herein below);


(ii) Adding to, modifying, replacing, reconfiguring schools and/or facilities or creating new schools and/or facilities to accommodate current and future student enrollment, address major facility conditions, develop early  childhood centers, enhance regional support of schools, and accommodate expanded or new programmatic needs, and acquiring land for constructing and equipping new and/or replacement schools/facilities, or equivalent facility capacity, including, but not limited to, site preparation and the demolition of all or portions of existing structures and/or acquiring leasehold purchasing of facilities/properties as needed based on DeKalb County School District’s determination of need priorities;


(iii) Adding to, renovating, modifying, reconfiguring, equipping, upgrading, supplementing, acquiring, replacing, and installing capital improvements for various existing and new schools, buildings and facilities (including schools, buildings and facilities to be constructed pursuant to this resolution, once completed and including any site preparation and demolition of existing structures if necessary)–e.g., roofing, plumbing, wiring, painting, water piping, HVAC, making athletic field and physical education facility upgrades and improvements, ADA renovations, infrastructure improvements, repaving, restroom facilities, systems for environmental and air quality control,  physical education facilities, kitchens, improvements to comply with health, safety and applicable building codes, traffic control and optimization, parking and parking capacity, stormwater management facilities, and program-driven modifications, as needed  based on the DeKalb County School District’s determination of need priorities at some or all of the following schools and facilities (the “DCSD Schools and Facilities”):
  • Adams Stadium Facility
  • Administrative and Instructional Complex (AIC) Facility
  • Allgood Elementary Facility
  • Arabia Mountain High Facility
  • Ashford Park Elementary Facility
  • Austin Elementary Facility
  • Avondale Elementary Facility
  • Avondale High/DSA Facility
  • Avondale Stadium Facility
  • Bethune (Mary McLeod) Middle Facility
  • Bob Mathis Elementary Facility
  • Bouie (Edward L., Sr.) Elementary Facility
  • Briar Vista Elementary Facility
  • Briarlake Elementary Facility
  • Brockett Elementary Facility
  • Browns Mill Elementary Facility
  • Canby Lane Elementary Facility
  • Cary Reynolds Elementary Facility
  • Cedar Grove Elementary Facility
  • Cedar Grove High Facility
  • Cedar Grove Middle Facility
  • Chamblee High Facility
  • Chamblee Middle Facility
  • Champion Middle Theme Facility (incl. Rock Gym)
  • Chapel Hill Elementary Facility
  • Chapel Hill Middle Facility
  • Chesnut Elementary Facility
  • Clarkston High Facility
  • Clifton Elementary Facility (3132 Clifton Church Road)
  • Columbia Elementary Facility
  • Columbia High Facility
  • Columbia Middle Facility
  • Coralwood Education Facility
  • Cross Keys High Facility
  • DeKalb High Facility of Technology, South Facility
  • DESA (Avondale Middle) Facility
  • Doraville Administrative Facility
  • Dresden Elementary Facility
  • Druid Hills High Facility
  • Druid Hills Middle Facility
  • Dunaire Elementary Facility
  • Dunwoody Elementary Facility
  • Dunwoody High Facility
  • Eagle Woods Academy/GNETS Facility
  • East Campus #1/DeKalb Alternative Facility
  • East Campus #2/Transportation Facility
  • Eldridge L. Miller Elementary Facility
  • Environmental Studies Center Facility
  • Evansdale Elementary Facility
  • Fairington Elementary Facility
  • Fernbank Elementary Facility
  • Fernbank Science Center Facility
  • Flat Rock Elementary Facility
  • Flat Shoals Elementary Facility
  • Former Briarcliff HS (Open Campus) Facility
  • Former Central Office Building A and B Facility
  • Former Clarkston High (Community Center) Facility
  • Former Forrest Hills Facility
  • Former Glen Haven Facility
  • Former Heritage Facility
  • Former International Student Center  (Druid Hills) Facility
  • Former Medlock Facility
  • Former Shallowford Elementary Facility
  • Former Terry Mill Facility
  • Former Wadsworth Magnet Facility
  • Freedom Middle Facility
  • Hallford, James R. Stadium Facility
  • Hambrick Elementary Facility
  • Hatton Dr. Warehouse Facility
  • Hawthorne Elementary Facility
  • Henderson Middle Facility
  • Henderson Mill Elementary Facility
  • Hightower Elementary Facility
  • Huntley Hills Elementary Facility
  • Idlewood Elementary Facility
  • Indian Creek Elementary Facility
  • International Student Center (Midway) Facility
  • Jolly Elementary Facility
  • Kelley Lake Elementary Facility
  • Kingsley Elementary Facility
  • Kittredge Magnet (Nancy Creek) Facility
  • Lakeside High Facility
  • Laurel Ridge Elementary Facility
  • Lithonia High Facility
  • Lithonia Middle School Facility
  • Livsey Elementary Facility
  • Marbut Elementary Facility
  • Margaret Harris Comprehensive Facility
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. High Facility
  • McLendon Elementary Facility
  • McNair (Ronald E) Elementary Facility
  • McNair High Facility
  • McNair Middle Facility
  • Meadowview Elementary Facility
  • Midvale Elementary Facility
  • Miller Grove High Facility
  • Miller Grove Middle Facility
  • Montclair Elementary Facility
  • Montgomery Elementary Facility
  • Murphy Candler Elementary Facility
  • Narvie Harris Elementary Facility
  • North DeKalb Stadium Facility
  • Oak Grove Elementary Facility
  • Oakcliff Elementary Facility
  • Oakview Elementary
  • Panola Way Elementary Facility
  • Panthersville Administrative Facility
  • Peachcrest Elementary Facility
  • Peachtree Middle Facility
  • Pine Ridge Elementary Facility
  • Pleasantdale Elementary Facility
  • Princeton Elementary Facility
  • Rainbow Elementary Facility
  • Redan Elementary Facility
  • Redan High Facility
  • Redan Middle Facility
  • Robert Shaw Theme Facility
  • Rock Chapel Elementary Facility
  • Rockbridge Elementary Facility
  • Rowland Elementary Facility
  • Sagamore Hills Elementary Facility
  • Salem Middle Facility
  • Sam Moss Service Center Facility
  • Sequoyah Middle Facility
  • Shadow Rock Elementary School Facility (incl. Shadow Rock Center)
  • Smoke Rise Elementary Facility
  • Snapfinger Elementary Facility
  • Southwest DeKalb High Facility
  • Stephenson High Facility
  • Stephenson Middle Facility
  • Stone Mill Elementary Facility
  • Stone Mountain Elementary Facility
  • Stone Mountain High Facility
  • Stone Mountain Middle Facility
  • Stoneview Elementary Facility
  • Toney Elementary Facility
  • Towers High Facility
  • Tucker High Facility
  • Tucker Middle Facility
  • Vanderlyn Elementary Facility
  • Wadsworth Magnet (Knollwood) Facility
  • Warren Technical Chamblee Facility
  • William Bradley Bryant Technology  Center Facility
  • William Buck Godfrey Stadium Facility
  • Woodridge Elementary Facility
  • Woodward Elementary Facility
  • Wynbrooke Elementary Facility
(iv) Making technology improvements, by acquiring, replacing, purchasing, installing, upgrading or supplementing technology including, but not limited to: technology that supports and/or enhances instruction, digital communication technology, enhanced school security solutions, wireless technology,  enterprise content management solutions, replacement and/or enhancement of technology/systems in support of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) upgrade, data storage systems, telecommunication systems, digital records retention, technology hardware, software, and related infrastructure at some or all of DSCD Schools and Facilities, as needed;


(v) Replacing, purchasing, upgrading, refurbishing or supplementing school buses and support vehicles and other capital equipment as needed including, but not limited to items such as, desks, chairs, tables, instructional equipment, band equipment, kitchen equipment, waste compactors, portable classrooms/modular buildings, custodial equipment, grounds equipment, etc. at some or all of DCSD Schools and Facilities;