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ABOUT THIS BOND

WHY VOTE TO
APPROVE

This bond helps every South Kitsap student and ensures our community can succeed.

ADDRESS IMMEDIATE BUILDING NEEDS

This bond:
  • Replaces 5 schools

    • Cedar Heights Middle School​

    • Discovery High School

    • Explorer Academy

    • Olalla Elementary

    • South Colby Elementary

  • Eliminates 43 portable classrooms

  • Renovates the oldest parts of SKHS

  • Utilizes current sites to replace worst condition schools

  • Helps schools meet health and safety standards

  • Adds early learning centers to help our youngest succeed from the start

  • Renovates South Kitsap High School, giving students overdue instructional space, including dedicated space for trades, technical, and special education

MAKE CRITICAL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

This bond:

  • Upgrades emergency communication

  • Traffic access improvements (separate family and bus areas)

  • Accessibility upgrades

  • Better parking lot lighting

  • HVAC replacements

SAME LOCAL TAX RATE AS 2022

This bond:

  • Keeps next year's tax rate the same as 2022

  • Guarantees $36 million of state matching funds

    • If unclaimed, this money we have paid into will go to another school district​

  • Gives us the opportunity to support the next generation of learners without overburdening taxpayers

 

As our community grows, our tax burden decreases.

 

Many seniors and people with disabilities are eligible for property tax exemptions. Learn more at: bit.ly/kitsaptaxexemptions

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BOND Q&AS

Join us to learn more about this bond and its importance.

CAMPAIGN KICKOFF

Join us to learn more about this bond and how you can help it pass!

Wednesday, September 27

6:00 to 8:00 pm

Port Orchard Market Commons

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