exterior of redbud elementary. modern school with some newly planted trees in the front

Bond Issues

Upcoming Bond Election

The Edmond Board of Education has called a Bond Election for Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Voters are being asked to approve $147 million in bond funds to meet current and future needs of the district. This proposal includes funding for construction of a new elementary and the start of a new middle school among many other projects impacting all EPS students.

Proposition #1: $144,000,000

  • Phase 1 Construction of a new Elementary School

  • Phase 1 Construction of a new Middle School

    • The Elementary & Middle Schools will be built on land the district owns at the Southeast corner of Air Depot & Covell

  • Construction of a new Freshman Academy at Edmond Santa Fe High School

  • Classroom addition at Boulevard Academy

  • Classroom addition at Scissortail Elementary

  • Renovations and improvements at several sites including Sunset Elementary, John Ross Elementary, Orvis Risner Elementary,  Charles Haskell Elementary and Clegern Elementary

  • Construction of a safe room at the Edmond Early Childhood Center

  • Construction or acquisition of a facility for the Edmond Transition Academy for special education

  • Purchase of new technology equipment

  • HVAC, roofing, flooring, lighting and playground improvements district-wide

  • School security enhancements and upgrades

  • School equipment including for instructions needs, fine arts, athletics, child nutrition, maintenance and library/media center books

  • Classroom furniture

  • Turf for baseball and softball fields at the three EPS high schools

  • Improvements to the Mitch Park Aquatic Center as part of the district’s agreement with the YMCA

Proposition #2: $3,000,000

  • Purchase of new school buses

  • Purchase of new activity buses

  • Purchase of new sport utility vehicles

Tax Implications

If approved by the voters, this bond is not planned to raise tax rates for any homeowner in the district.

Photos of Redbud Elementary by Simon Hurst and Ereich Tapia