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 includes:

    • Building three new middle schools, on city-owned property
      • Denny Yasuhara MS (northeast) and Pauline Flett MS (northwest): Expected completion August 2022
      • Carla Peperzak MS (south): Expected completion August 2023
    • Replacing three existing middle schools 
      • Shaw and Glover: Expected completion August 2021
      • Sacajawea: Expected completion August 2023
    • Adding a commons area at Lewis & Clark High School: Expected completion August 2020
    • Creating additional space for option programs at On Track Academy: Expected completion August 2021
    • Replacing the aging Joe Albi stadium with a smaller multi-use stadium: Expected completion 2021 spring sports season
    • Creating additional space for option programs at Libby Center: Expected completion December 2021
    • Upgrading safety and technology districtwide