The Salado ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call a bond election to be held on May 5, 2018.
Our long range facilities planning committee is comprised of 58 community members, parents, and school district employees. 51 of them are voting members and seven of them are non-voting members.
Our school district’s enrollment has increased from 1,348 students to 1,854 students in the last five years. This is an increase of 38% which is the highest percentage increase of all 81 school districts in the Waco region.
Our facilities planning committee made up of community members, business leaders, Salado ISD staff and parents, has been meeting since September to review current and future facility and equipment needs of Salado ISD. The committee has identified facility needs in the areas of student safety, classroom capacity, athletics, fine arts, agriculture science/FFA, and renovation of aging facilities.
Committee ranks priorities for school district facilities
The fourth meeting for our long range facility planning committee was last Monday, November 6. The committee prioritized ten different areas of facility needs. The following is the order the committee ranked them (with #1 being the highest priority), along with a brief explanation:
Our long range facilities planning committee has met three times so far. We have reviewed the functional capacities of our schools (based on the number of classrooms and square footage): [Read more…]