2018 Bond Program

  • Voters approved the $495.3 million bond in November 2018, and with $57.9 million in state matching funds, Spokane Public Schools has a total of $553.2 million for the proposed projects.

    The SPS bond directly supports the district’s strategic objectives of providing a safe, productive learning and working environment for students and staff, and improving operational efficiency. 

  • Project Overview

    The $495.3 million SPS bond included:

    • Building three new middle schools, on city-owned property
    • Replacing three existing middle schools 
      • Shaw: Completed August 2021
      • Glover: Completed August 2021
      • Sacajawea: Expected to be complete in August 2023
    • Adding a commons area at Lewis & Clark High School: Completed August 2020
    • Creating additional space for option programs at On Track Academy: Completed August 2021
    • Replacing the aging Joe Albi stadium with a smaller multi-use stadium: Expected to be completed in fall 2023
    • Creating additional space for option programs at Libby Center: Completed December 2021
    • Upgrading safety and technology districtwide